Put a nicer head on it and it’d be legit!
Martin Taylor made this surprisingly simple PVC pipe camera dolly! The whole set up comes to a mere $12, so how could you pass it up? Head over to DIY Photography to read the step by step walk through!
I AM DYING FROM ALL THE CUTE. ARGHHHHH.
Video: Automated bed makes itself in the morning.
This is dumb. Actually it’s cool and I want one, but I know it’s dumb. Also the fact that you have to press a button to activate it seems to defeat the purpose, I think it should know when you’ve got up and do it automatically.
Bird cage with real birds and two real vertical pianos. When the birds jump on the aluminium straw they play piano notes by Robert Gligorov
Etron gesture recognition module claims to outperform Kinect.
Taiwanese technology company Etron has announced an upgrade to its already impressive line up of webcam controllers, including a module able to record 3D images and video while performing gesture recognition at the same time. It can also be used in an outdoor environment, while being more energy efficient than Kinect.
By contrast, Kinect’s camera cannot produce 3-D images during 3-D motion recognition and is only suitable for use indoors. “We have our own secret sauce to synchronize and process camera information using low cost CMOS sensors,”
While the product won’t be sold to consumers as plug-and-play product, you can expect to see it in upcoming TV’s, all-in-one PC’s, notebooks and tablets to allow interactive control of media and a wider variety of gaming experiences.
The Room Magazine spring-summer issue 2012
Google to unveil their ‘next dimension of maps’.
The big announcement is due this Wednesday morning, where Google will unveil their next moves for Google Maps, ahead of an anticipated announcement by Apple that they will soon be dropping Google Maps on iOS in favour of their own software. Apple’s offering is likely to use the 3D technology acquired in their purchase of C3 technologies last year - an announcement on that is due at the Apple WWDC on June 11.
At this invitation-only press gathering, Brian McClendon, VP of Google Maps and Google Earth, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at Google Maps and share our vision. We’ll also demo some of the newest technology and provide a sneak peek at upcoming features that will help people get where they want to go – both physically and virtually. We hope to see you there.