Tag Archives: camera

A Coffee Mug That Tastes Of Scenery

I bet you’re wondering what happened to the lens that was replaced with a Pringles can for that DIY project posted the other day. Turns out, that lens turned up on the Internet as a coffee mug. Express your love of photography and caffeine simultaneously as you pour your daily Colombian coffee into this camera lens. Unfortunately, it’s just a ...

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DIY: Macro Photography Made Easily and On The Cheap

Check out this picture. What does it look like to you? If you guessed ballpoint pen, you’re correct. You win absolutely nothing because it wasn’t that difficult of a question to begin with and I’m not writing about a contest. However, if you’re into photography and want to be able to take macro photographs like the one shown above, there’s ...

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One Camera That’s OK To Drop

If you’ve been keeping track of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, then you’ve certainly noticed the amazing camera work detailing every event clearly and at every angle. That is to say if you haven’t been too distracted watching Michael Phelps tear everyone a new asshole. I bet you’re wondering how they cover events such as synchronized diving so thoroughly? ...

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The Camera You Can Roll Under Any Skirt

This might look like a miniature Death Star but, in actuality, it’s a top secret spy cam. The DVR CamBall is the first ever digital video camera and MP3 player that’s as small as a ping-pong ball and able to record at 320240 or 640480 resolutions. What better way to sneak a camera into top-secret facilities than to roll it ...

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Spy Kite Soars Into Ladies Dressing Room

Listen, there’s no time to explain. Government agents are looking for you. They’ll blend in, disappear and even take the persona of family and friends. Before you know it, your own dog could be working for the feds. You’ll need eyes everywhere. That’s where the Delta spy kite comes in. A kite with a camera capable of snapping photos from ...

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3-D Display For Cellphones Is Right Around The Corner

Your cellphone doesn’t quite have the power the PSP has, though it’s trying. The Seiko Epson Corp are pushing the future of cellphone software forward with their 3-D display for mobile phones. With about 500 PPI of resolution, this 3D display is a sight to see with no 3-D glasses needed: “[It’s] one of the world’s highest resolutions of direct-view-type ...

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Photos Down Under(water)

I’ve never heard of Liquid Image before but here’s a gadget it created that looks to be lots of fun underwater. It’s the Camera Diving Mask and it sells for around $115. This isn’t a cheap piece of junk you’ll find at KB Toys either. With a 5-megapixel or 3.1-megapixel sensor, 16MB of internal storage and a microSD slot, it’s ...

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A Sensor That Mimicks The Human Eye

We’ve seen artificial corneas that could replace damaged organic corneas, but how about a digital image sensor that adjusts itself like a human retina? That’s exactly what John Rogers at the University of Illinois is creating. An improved method of transferring silicon sensors onto a curved surface allowing for the sensor to capture wide-angle views with low distortion. Because it ...

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DJ Draws His Own Records With Motion Capture Turntables

DJ’s love using all kinds of strange setups for their scratching pleasure, but this instant turntable technology has to be the craziest DJ workstation that I’ve ever seen. Designed by DJ MoCap to work with the Traktor digital DJ system, this homemade controller lets you use drawings as replacements for records. Don’t expect to be able to make one of ...

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DIY: Ard-e The Arduino Robot

Robotics can be an expensive hobby but cheap robot projects do exist. Instructables member Imadami has made a DIY robot with an Arduino brain that you can build yourself for under a hundred dollars. This remote controlled robot is stocked with a pan and tilt system that could be used to aim a camera or even a USB missile launcher ...

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