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Armpit Ads That Stink Of Bad Ideas

Hey look, it’s Hayden Christensen! And he’s got an armpit TV. Is there anything that young man can’t do? Wait, what? Oh. I’m getting word from the boss-man that that’s not Hayden Christensen. But that is an armpit with a display. What a bummer. Deodorant manufacturer Right Guard has created an armpit-based method of advertising in London which it’s calling ...

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The Last HOPE: Chill Spot

Needless to say a hacker conference can take a lot out of a geek. That’s why this chill spot was put in. It makes watching the conferences upstairs relaxing, while hanging around in a hammock. If you had a computer you could partake in the humorous messages that would appear at the bottom of the screen displaying the speeches. The ...

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Tie-Fighter Display Looks Just Like Death Star Schematic Hologram

Holographic images are no longer exclusive to science fiction films thanks to the ICT Graphics Lab at USC. Three-Dimensional displays have proven to be quite difficult to emulate, suffering from problems such as small viewing areas and high costs. Using spinning mirrors, high-speed DLP projections and very precise mathematics, the crew at USC are able to display nearly 5,000 individual ...

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Finger Tactile Display Not To Be Used As A Thimble

Why get all of our information through computers via sight and sound when we have a sense of touch? Korean and US researchers have developed a flexible tactile display small enough to wrap around your fingers, similar to a Band-Aid. Overcoming the bulkiness that plagues current devices of the same nature, this soft, flexible alternative could possibly aid communication for ...

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Real 3-D For Your Viewing Pleasure

In yesteryear, we’d be playing Rad Racer with those chunky black glasses with the blue and red lenses thinking all along, “Wow this is real 3-D! The cars just jump out at me, man!” However, this is not the case. The company Holografika has created “HoloVizio” technology which provides multiple viewers with a three-dimensional display that changes as people shift ...

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YBox 2 Set-top Box Kit

Ever eye over a Chumby and think to yourself, “That’s one cool gadget, but I’m not looking to spend the cash on a widget machine.” That we have and I’m sure the creators of the YBox 2 Kit have as well. This DIY kit allows you to build and create your own machine that displays customizable content. Think Chumby meets ...

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Shop Windows Draw Consumers To Stare

This interactive approach to window shopping is sure to get consumer attention. Detecting the gaze of the customer looking at objects in the window, sensors calculate gaze durations and predominantly display the most enticing of merchandise. This same technology could be used in museums and art galleries to show viewers extra material and/or tidbits of information regarding the displayed product. ...

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Texas Instruments Bringing Projectors to Mobile Phones By Year’s End

Imagine the possibilities of having a tiny mobile-projector inside your cellphone. You could hold your own intimate private screenings, showcase the bestiality porn you found on IRC last night or broadcast. Really, the possibilities are endless. Thanks to John Van Scoter over at Texas Instruments, we now know that some cellphones will receive a portable projector by the end of ...

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Clear the Clutter: LowKey Computer Stand

Those of you who recently bought a new iMac are probably in love with it. However, I think you’ll agree that unplugging and plugging in USB devices left and right can become a pain in the ass. Enter the LowKey Stand, a stand that matches the iMac in both looks and usability. On the front, you’ll find room to store ...

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