ROLY-POLY is a 2m (6') diameter ball covered with 600 electro-luminescent strips that can be computerized into an almost infinite array of patterns. Underneath the ball was a 3-wheel battery-powered golf cart.
At night, the lights give the illusion of a ball rolling down the street with no apparent driver or means of propulsion. The ball gives off a beautiful blue glow.
ROLY-POLY, the making of