All Blog Posts Tagged 'Virtual' (7)

Disney AppMATes: Toys Spring to Life On Your iPad



If you just love it when new technology makes life more fun and enjoyable, then you'll get a kick out of this. Disney AppMATes is a a new line of toys that comes to life digitally when used with an Apple iPad. (This is mostly for kids but don't we all have a kid still living inside of us?)



Your iPad can now be turned into a virtual play mat! First up is Disney/Pixar's Cars 2. Each vehicle has sensors that are recognized as a unique footprint by the app which… Continue

Added by alice on September 30, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Laser Creates Virtual Star

This is, quite possibly, the coolest photo you'll see today. It's of a telescope in Chile blasting a bright orange laser into the sky to create a virtual star in the heart of the Milky Way. The star, 56 miles high, helps compensate for the Earth's atmospheric interference.



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Added by alice on September 24, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Adobe Builds First Virtual Digital Museum

If today's digital media were to be displayed in a museum it would, of course, have to be in a virtual building. Opening in August 2010, the Adobe Museum of Digital Media (AMDM) will feature groundbreaking exhibitions of electronic design and will show how digital media is shaping today's society. Unlike traditional museums, AMDM will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours a… Continue

Added by alice on June 25, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Virtual Mosaic by HEC Montréal Students



I recently received an email from one of our readers, Jean-François Cournoyer-Quintal. He made this video with his friends for the 2010 Prom of HEC Montréal, a university in Montréal, Canada (www.hec.ca). Inspired by a well known video from the band Sour, this video is a virtual mosaic, as it refer to the big picture of all the graduated students of the 2010… Continue

Added by alice on May 12, 2010 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

Coffee Table / Virtual Laser Dancing Cage (4 pics)



When Wallpaper magazine approached London-based Moritz Waldemeyer to design an object under the topic "Home Disco," he blew everyone away with this awesome electro coffee-table. Featuring high fidelity speakers, an iPod dock, and a built-in haze machine, the coffee-table by day, turns into a futuristic dancing cage at night.…

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Added by Eugene on January 6, 2010 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Shooting Pool on a Virtual Surface (3 pics + video)



Found in Esquire's Ultimate Bachelor Pad in Soho, New York, the Obscura CueLight uses a series of sensors and an overhead projector to cast images on a pool table that follow the balls around as you play. The $80,000 system (not including the table) is set up so that balls reveal a hidden image on the table, and when moving around, are traced by flames or water ripples…

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Added by Eugene on September 21, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Creating a Virtual Bike Lane - LightLane

In a city packed with speeding cars, biking at night probably isn't the safest way to travel. After all, only a small fraction of streets have dedicated bike lanes. That's where LightLane comes along. Lasers on the bike project a crisply defined virtual bike lane on the street, thus providing drivers with a familiar boundary to avoid. Still in concept mode, I'm not… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 20, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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