Interactive Play Area


Introduction of interactive functions in to soft play and childrens playgrounds.


The sensor must be waterproof as the application could be outside. The sensor must provide enough durability to prevent down-time and service issues.  The sensor will be operated by children so a low activation weight must be acheived, however, the sensor must not be activated by the top surface of the playground.


The pad is constructed using 2 standard mat switches encased in a waterproof PVC cover. The sensor pad was placed on a flat concrete surface with the playground top material placed on top of the sensor.




Key Requirements:

  • 200 x 150mm interactive switch mat
  • Ribbon switch technology
  • Activate under soft-playground material surface
  • Low activation weight – Child
  • Waterproof