Tag Archives: projection

TEXTile: Recycled Keyboard Keys Find Purpose Again

Jean Shin is pretty cool. First, we saw her bizarre melted wave of vinyl records (we hope no Journey vinyl was used.) Now, we’re taking a look at Jean Shin’s TEXTile, an interactive sculpture that’s comprised of 22,528 recycled keyboard keys that are fashioned in a way to make it appear as a tapestry. At its base is a customized ...

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DIY: Custom Multi Use Dual-Sized Projection Screen

Instructables has posted a cool DIY project that provides more use out of that large projection screen cramping your den. The one they’ve built shows this suave painting simply by turning the screen around. Hey look everyone, it’s the great Steve McQueen of Bullitt doing his famous leaning stance and he’s right here in my living room! Why settle for ...

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The World’s Largest Water Fountain

What’s filled with sand, has tons of oil and a shitload of cash? If you answered the playground on Christopher St. where those heroin dealers hangout, you’re probably correct but I was thinking more along the lines of Dubai. Seems Dubai is one-upping the world again, this time with the biggest water fountain. The deets? Costing a whopping $281 million, ...

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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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Light Rain Makes Little Sense

We’ve seen interactive projection walls before but none as artsy fartsy as Wowlab’s. A camera identifies the contours of a human body standing in front of a wall. The projection will then interact with the persons via rain drops splashing in reaction to shadow, water puddles are created, and in the water even constellations may appear. Now if only I ...

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Arcstream “Living Image” Lets You Walk On Interactive Fake Water

Jesus was known for a wide assortment of parlor tricks. If I had to choose one of Jesus’ powers, it would have to be turning water into wine, just because I’m a drunk badass like that. Arcstream AV is conquering another one of those biblical tricks with their interactive “Living Image” exhibit at The Science Museum in South Kensington, London. ...

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Interactive Image Projection Claims To Be Hologram: Cool, But Not A Hologram

*sigh* When will the geek community learn that just because an image is projected on a surface, giving the “illusion” of three dimensions, does not make a media be a “holographic” technology. We won’t deny that this interactive image projection isn’t really cool looking, but come on, it’s no hologram. Now, with that out of the way, what the good ...

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