WiigoBot is a
Lego NXT robot that has the unique ability to dominate WiiSport's Bowling. It throws the perfect game every time. BattleBricks even has a
YouTube video of the game.
Here I am still using the rubber bumpers to get my perfect game.
Scott Hanselman hacks up some more hardware, this time the
CueCat to get more info about the books he is reading onto his blog.
Scott decodes the barcode information, changes the UPC into ISBN, then call Amazon's Web Service via REST and finally wraps everything up into a Live Writer…
Dave Weller and the XNA team have posted the
XNA presentations from Gamefest 2007. A few of the presentations are:
The costs of managed code
I recommend this even if you're not interested in XNA. It will show you how to speed up code and what actually makes some code slow for no…
Dan Waters has created a
5 part webcast series on Microsoft Robotic Studios.
Here is a brief index of the content.
Setting up the Create Serial port communication in VC# Express Teaching the robot to sing
More on serial port stuff
Setting up and…
Roiy Zysman has an interesting article on GeoTagging images. With a few quick .Net image functions, Roiy was able to embed
the GeoTag properties in.
Now if you really want to do GeoTagging and your camera doesn't support it, I suggest syncing your GPS and camera together then…
BugAttack is a game developed by two Austrian students from the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg Austria. Michael Hurnaus and Daniel Hartl developed the game to learn about new Microsoft technologies such as c#, WPF, XNA, and DirectX. They decided
on WPF due to the ability to create…
From Neatorama, here is a
MS Research technology called PodTech. It uses a camera from above to watch your desk. This differs from a multi-touch screen system that runs of total internal reflection that
Jeff Han built. To run the PodTech system, you simply touch your index finger…
Coding 4 fun has had a few
detection articles but I think this kid's project went a bit over the top.
Since everyone loves their gadgets, I was over at
Gizmodo and saw a robotic sentry. After acquiring its target, the sentry then uses an BB gun to deter the target away.…
at Code Project, Jeff Atwood, posted
a rather neat article on a Captcha control. A Captcha is a way to help prove you're a human attempting to do something rather than a computer. There is are a
great articles on
Human Interactive Proofs out there if you're interested in…
Mike Hurnaus may have saw “Honey, I shrunk the kids!” when he thought this idea up. Mike built a what may be the
world's largest Windows Media Center remote control.
How Mike created the pad is rather smart, he ordered some Dance Dance revolution mats and used an adapter to hook them into…