Monday, July 21, 2014

[168] Meet JIBO, The World’s First Family Robot

Friendly, helpful and intelligent. JIBO is the real deal, from social robots pioneer Cynthia Breazeal. JIBO can’t wait to meet you. read more

Monday, July 14, 2014

[167] FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

The "FingerReader" is a 3D-printed, ring-like device fitted with a small camera that scans and reads words out loud in real-time, as users follow text with their finger. It is "a tool both for visually impaired people that require help with accessing printed text, as well as an aid for language translation," according to the FingerReader's website. read more

Sunday, July 13, 2014

[166] Jaguar’s ‘Virtual Windscreen’ turns real life into a video game

The Jaguar Virtual Windscreen works like any of the numerous head-up displays currently on the market, except Jag has used the technology to make real-life driving more like a video game. Read more

Monday, March 24, 2014

[165] Surprise Bus Shelter

Duracell (Canada) Moments of Warmth

Apotek (Stockholm) - Blowing in the Wind

Pepsi Max (London) - Unbelievable Bus Shelter

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

[164] A Shapeshifting Display

At the MIT Media Lab, the Tangible Media Group believes the future of computing is tactile. Unveiled today, the inFORM is MIT's new scrying pool for imagining the interfaces of tomorrow. Almost like a table of living clay, the inFORM is a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person hundreds of miles away. read more

Sunday, November 03, 2013

[163] Digital Firework Display

The Digital Firework display that places you in control.There has always been a certain fascination with fireworks which is growing into the digital age. Fireworks lend themselves brilliantly to virtual pyrotechnics thanks mainly to a fantastic but of clever web design.
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PixelPyros official video from Seb Lee-Delisle on Vimeo.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

[162] How To Build An Amazing Secret Monitor Only You Can See

Brusspup, the illusions wizard on YouTube, basically stripped the polarising filter that comes standard on top of any monitor to make the content that appears on the screen invisible (or rather, unreadable). To make the screen readable, Brusspup then made special glasses with the same polarising filter to decipher the blankness. That way, whatever’s on the screen is made for your eyes only. Way better than dark privacy screen filters! read more