Vplay: VJ on Microsoft Surface: Brilliant (video)

Vplay: VJ on Microsoft Surface: BrilliantThis is one of the coolest things we’ve seen in a long time.

A small group of researcher at Microsoft’s UK Cambridge lab, including Stuart Taylor, have used the multi-touch Surface to bring an interface to VJing allowing anyone to get involved with the process.

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Oregon Scientific Release Thin Projecting Clock And Weather Station

Oregon Scientific Release Thin Projecting Clock And Weather StationWe’ve been using a projection clock for over a year now and find it great to use.

Somehow you feel like you’re waking up less if you just have to open your eyes and look up at the time projected onto the ceiling, rather than actually lift your head to look at the clock beside you bed, to find out what unearthly hour you’ve woken up at.

Anything that wakes you up less in the middle of the night has got to be a good thing, that is unless you want to wake up of course!

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InFocus X9 Projector Delivers 720p Video On A Budget

InFocus X9 Projector Delivers 720p Video On A BudgetWith the huge rise in sales of big Plasma/LCD screens, it’s not surprising that projector companies are trying to cut themselves a slice of the consumer action.

Last week we attended an open day put on by Epson who were keen to show off their home-targeted range of projectors and now US company InFocus have weighed in with their budget priced InFocus X9 720p DLP projector.

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Digital Tick TV Scheme “A Mystery”: MPs

Digital Tick TV Scheme With the 2012 date of switch off of UK analogue TV drawing ever closer, British MPs have been hearing about the current levels of adoption of Digital TV.

The UK Parliament Public Accounts Committee heard that many TVs that were still being bought, were not Digital ready, with those purchases, totaling millions of pounds, arguably being wasted. Continue reading Digital Tick TV Scheme “A Mystery”: MPs

Virtual Trainers In A Virtual Mirror: Video

Virtual Trainers In A Virtual Mirror: VideoHere’s an interesting video that we grabbed at IFA last year.

The concept? Rather than shops needing to have huge stock of every trainer available, all that would be needed is for a stock of virtual trainers.

This gives the shops a number of advantages. The shops can be considerably smaller, saving money on expensive ground rent; they’ll be able to sell trainers that they don’t have in stock; trainers that don’t even _exist_ can be sold – how good is that for a business?

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