Jinha Lee and Cati Boulanger of Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Group have created a desktop display with a transparent 3D monitor (Samsung transparent O-led screen).

Posted in 3D, Interactive, OLED at March 7th, 2012.

A simple yet beautiful Kinect tracking experience with low fly projection.

An interactive galaxy swing by Lab212

Posted in Body Tracking, Interactive, projection, Xbox Kinect at February 23rd, 2012.

This year over at the International CES conference, Vuzix debuted a functional prototype for its Smart Glasses industrial class monocular display . A special lens attached to a proprietary display driver that produces a bright, 1.4mm holographic picture for one of your peepers. According to Vuzix, the lenses were the fruit of a DARPA project, and could allow soldiers involved in air-to-surface operations to track jets, check their ordinance and mark targets for destruction. The military / industrial monocle will go on sale in Q3 of 2012 for somewhere between $2500-3000.

Posted in Augmented reality, Gadgets at January 30th, 2012.

BigDog, the robotic pooch climbs around in the woods, keeps its balance when kicked and when slipping on ice, travels through snow and mud, jogs 5 mph, and climbs some rubble and stone like its a Sunday walk on the beach, good puppy.

Posted in Robotics, Uncategorized at January 24th, 2012.

“Watch how future technology will help people make better use of their time, focus their attention, and strengthen relationships while getting things done at work, home, and on the go.” Microsoft

Posted in Inspiration, Interactive at December 7th, 2011.

Experiments in balloon motion and sound using an MS Kinect depth sensing camera.

By – Dan Wilcox

Posted in Installations, Interactive, Xbox Kinect at October 20th, 2011.

Hailed by The Australian as the country’s best modern dance company, choreographer Gideon Obarzanek’s Chunky Move dazzles audiences with its use of site-specific installations and interactive sound and light technologies. Obarzanek’s avant-garde performances explore the tensions between the rational world we live in and richness of our imagination.
Text By Hymnode

Posted in Body Tracking, projection at September 22nd, 2011.

“”Little Magic Stories” is the latest project by Chris O’Shea, with aim to encourage children to use their creativity to bring stories to life. The installation allows them to create a performance from within their imagination, on stage, in front of an audience of family and friends.” Text by Creative Application Network

Chris achieved all this by using the Musion Eyeliner holographic projection system, An Xbox Kinect camera and the software used was C++, openFrameworks, openCV and Box2D.

Little Magic Stories from Chris O'Shea on Vimeo.

Posted in Body Tracking, Holographic, projection at September 19th, 2011.

The team (Jason McDermott and Liam Ryan (of Arup) and Frank Maguire) designed Social Firefly, a community of friendly intelligent lights that influence one another. The fireflies are programmed to respond to light from their neighbors, popular fireflies become highly influential, whilst isolated fireflies must work harder to reach their friends. By shining lights on to the fireflies, audience members speak the same language and influence the interaction between community members. Text by Creative Application Network.

Posted in Uncategorized at September 19th, 2011.

Posted in Augmented reality at August 18th, 2011.