Monthly Archives: March 2012

FT Graphic World

http://ftgraphicworld.ft.com/ Financial Times use data visualization to better tell the stories with the help of data journalist and information designer David McCandless, author of “Information is Beautiful”. . . About (http://ftgraphicworld.ft.com/item/about): The Financial Times presents Graphic World; an innovative and thought-provoking visual exploration of global business and the world economy. The US is still the world’s pre-eminent […]

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3D Photographs, No Special TVs or Glasses

I think a lot of these look horrible, but some seem to work. This is a cheap way to get 3D effect. It ends up looking very cheap. It probably works on any device. Images and article here: Gizmodo

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Flutter (YC W12) brings the power of Kinect gestures to 5 BILLION webcams

(Title of this post copied from Y Combinator blog)   Flutter founders interviewed at TechCrunch (Video) “Flutter is an app for Mac that lets you control the play function on Spotify or iTunes by simply waving at your computer” “But the really interesting thing is the company’s long-term vision, which goes well beyond the ability to start and […]

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Touchable Holography

The technology we’ve been looking at throughout the course often focuses on the users use of gesture and touch. The video below shows a different approach though. Instead its the technology that looks to ‘touch’ the user, to create a more experiential and connective interaction between technology and user.

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Pair, the full-feature mobile version of Touchat…

http://techcrunch.com/2012/03/23/pair-is-a-path-for-the-two-of-us/ copied from the link above: Let’s say you’re in a serious relationship, but you work all the time and you’re long-distance. How do you stay close to the other person? I’ve personally had this situation for the last year and a half. My girlfriend and I use Skype, email, our phones, Facebook, and everything […]

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CORNAR: Looking around Corners with Femtophotography

seems like there’s a lot going on with digital photography recently. i don’t fully understand what they’re saying but definitely interesting. from YouTube info box: Out of (Line of) Sight, But Not Out of View. The Camera Culture group at the Media Lab has created CORNAR: Looking around Corners with Femtophotography. With CORNAR, femtosecond imaging […]

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The New Digital Bolex

High quality image motion picture cameras used to be affordable for all filmmakers on any budget. This is the first digital cinema camera to shoot RAW at a price anyone can afford. I believe the 32 fps at 2K would suffice for small taping in most situations. The old school body look from milled steel […]

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Portable printer

I say it’s about time someone came up with this idea! I mean we are in the portable era! This little portable printer is called Stick POP which can print directly on the paper in matter of seconds. It’s measured 23 cm by 6 cm so its’ easy to fit in your bag and carry […]

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Wireless Lens Camera Future Photography

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SP01BfLUOo While the concept is introduced as a camera that seems fairly clear that the WVIL (Wireless viewfinder interchangeable lens camera) has been designed to integrate an iPhone. This is essentially a wireless, intelligent purpose. In the demo video below, dress design Artefact to explain a very large sensor is on the back of […]

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Close Look at the next Generation of Smartphone

The UFO is a new combination smartphone and projector concept that utilizes a flexible LCD screen and cloud storage to provide a futuristic look at features that might be included in our  mobile phones in the future. Transforming from a simple mobile phone into a media device, and keyboard for communications and work environments. The UFO smartphone concept […]

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