Forget highly glossed wood gymnasium floors being the envy of every student who had to play basketball on a converted linoleum that also served as their cafeteria’s floor. This new high-tech gym floor that can change court lines based on the sport desired instantly, getting rid of all the confusing, unnecessary lines on wood floors trying to be accommodating to every activity.
Have a volleyball match 10 minutes after a basketball game? No problem. The ASB Glassfloor illuminates the appropriate lines based on sport or other activity.
Here’s how the German company ASB Systembau describes the Glassfloor:
The ASB GlassFloor is the most advanced flooring system in the world. Its unique aluminium substructure and the custom made surface of the glass deliver a floor ideal for a sports floor but also for its use in any modern building.
The properties of glass allow for more than just an optimised floor surface. LED marking lines can be switched on/off or changed on demand.
Watch this video to see more about how it works:
T3 reported the manufacturer noting the $633.89-per-square-meter flooring has been tested to ensure it can withstand the abuse of sports activity, as well as meeting slip resistance and ball reflection requirements.
This floor is bound to be every P.E. teacher’s dream.
(H/T: Visual News)