Pin&play is a new approach of ad-hoc networking among
objects that people can attach to large surfaces, such as notes that people
pin to notice boards or artifacts that people hang on the walls in their
It incorporates augmentation of common vertical surfaces
such as walls and notice boards with low-cost conductive material to create
smart surfaces as a communication medium.
The objects are attached to such surfaces by means of
simple pin connectors, to provide users with a familiar mechanism for adding
objects to the network.