Tag Archives: motion

Most Annoying Robot Ever Mimics Your Every Move in Real-Time

You know that asshole at the office who seems to repeat everything you say just to be a douche bag? Sometimes it even seems like he’s walking in step with you. What the hell is with that guy anyway? The geniuses over at the Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in conjunction with Samsung Electronics created Mahru, the robotic ...

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Wii60: Natal to be included on next-gen Xbox?

Project Natal could be headed to an Xbox near you! At least, that’s what sources are leading us to believe. If the speculation is correct, and as we all know, it ALWAYS is, than Microsoft will be releasing their motion-detecting Natal, not as a peripheral add-on, but as the major component of their next-gen console. So, what does this mean ...

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Big Surprise: Microsoft Announces Full Motion Controller

In a move to compete with Sony and Nintendo, Microsoft today did a blitzkrieg of announcements involving the Xbox 360. Dubbed ‘Project Natal’, the next step for the Xbox 360 will involve a full-body controller that senses a player’s motion. Think of the failed Sega Genesis peripheral, the Activator, except done right. It uses a camera to capture motion made ...

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The YETI Is No Myth

Few things in this world possess the security that an apelike creature from the Himalayan region provides. Yet, if you can’t find the abominable snowman you can always name your portable security device after it. The difference? This yeti is no myth and it just might save your hide when everything goes SNAFU. Enter the YETI Portable Security System YT-100. ...

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Wave Farm Swims For Power In Portugal

The world’s first ever wave farm went live at the end of September in Agucadoura, off the coast of northern Portugal. Three wave energy converters resembling Soviet submarines generate electricity with hydraulic rams driven by waves. The farm was designed by Pelamis Wave Power, which hopes to increase the farms productivity by adding an additional 25 wave energy converters that ...

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iHologram Resembles An Actual Hologram

We just can’t get enough of the goodies that keep showing up in the iPhone App Store. The latest rumored application is the iHologram by David O’Reilly. It creates a holographic-like effect on the iPhone by performing real time adjustments to the image based on rotation, similar to the fake beer app. Seems pretty cool, huh? You’ll be disappointed to ...

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No Keys Needed On This Glass Keyboard

This glass surface with the form of keys etched in it is the latest project from designer Kong Fanwen. Using a motion capture camera mounted at the top, it tracks your finger motion and translates it to the computer as if you were typing on any normal keyboard. The No-key Keyboard is the sleekest looking keyboard we’ve seen in awhile ...

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Motion-capture Suit Keeps Crotch Intact

Sex-deprived geeks everywhere will be turning their heads toward Kevin Alderman’s wireless, consumer-level motion-capture suit that should be hitting shelves in 2009. For those who don’t know Kevin, he is the creative genius behind the sexual emotes found in the “massively-multiplayer-online-game” known as Second Life. Kevin Alderman is in desperate need of some new sexual animations and needs the assistance ...

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Playing SNES Super Mario Cart On A High-End Motion Simulator

Playing racing games can sometimes be pretty one-dimensional, especially on a 16-bit gaming console. This was a time when there were no vibrating gaming controllers, so racing was just about as real as walking with your hands reaching out in front of you, grasping on to an imaginary wheel. But if you could take the SNES system playing Super ...

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