What will they think of next?
How about a paint roller that paints images?
A new paint roller that prints a computer-generated image combines techniques from conventional printing with those from manual painting.
The Pixel Roller picks up paint from a tray, like any other paint roller, but is controlled electronically by a computer to transfer pixilated images onto any surface — floors, walls, ceilings, brick, concrete and glass — and at just about any scale.
"We wanted to make the mundane fantastic," said Stuart Wood when describing the brainstorming session he had with co-inventor Florian Ortkrass, both of the Royal College of Art in London, last summer that eventually lead to the device.