Responsive fountains : les Fonfolles®
Trade mark « Fonfolles » and similar, as well as so as the patent for:
DEFORMABLE CONSTRUCTION MOVING IN PRESENCE OF SPECTATORS
were registered in INPI October 30th, 2013.
The patent protects all construction moved by water or any other fluid according to:
- Either stimuli by spectators
- or physical, meteorological or atmospherics parameters,
- Or both simultaneously or independently. For example, it is possible to imagine that the parameters act when few people are close to the fountain and that stimuli produced by the spectators act when a lot of people are close to the fountain.
These suggestions only show the big versatility in possible solutions and animations. All kind of stimuli and parameters are allowed, including the playful and "acting" side of audience; which can be outside or inside the Fonfolles.