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They are Going to Advertise, But they don't have to cut trees..
Why not have small pods by the road, that project a laser logo, message, or image onto existing buildings, trees, or or dilapidated billboards. I know you want to advertise, but do we have to cut roadside trees, clear small, unusable plots, and raise a new billboard every time. You can have lasers show
an almost infinite number of basic images that glow, and attract attention, and guess what... it is being shown on that stand on trees over there. No cutting needed. CS
||I've heard this idea before somewhere, I think. I like it, but has several kinks in it. 1) Lasers need something uniform to project on to (such as a nice timber billboard). 2) Such a powerful laser would probably be necessary (for readability) that energy costs would be high. 3) Weather: hard to see in sun, illegible in fog, rain, etc. 4) Two words -- charred retinae
Billboards definitely need a technological update, but lasers may not be it. Also, it's not saving as much timber as one would think.
||What exactly is the laser for?
You can do this with any
projector type you want. To
overcome the problem of an
uneven surface, just pick a
projection surface that is
some distance away from the
viewer, and project from the
same expected direction as the
||If you are projecting with a
oscilating laser: Have a
camera looking at the
projected image, and increase
the intensity on areas of
reduced reflection. Camera
would also be handy to see if
someone is standing in the
beam and turn it off as a
||Laser Ads are fun, especially if they are on peoples asses. stay tuned for more... www.ass-vertise.com -- we know, we know, you meant Laser Ads, we like those too.