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…
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.
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.…
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…
When hiding an object, in plain sight may be the best approach.
Steganography accomplishes this task while hiding the "payload". The common form of this encryption is using images as the medium.
Alaa Jebran has created a few examples in Visual Basic to do…
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…
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…
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…
For those who love Deep Zoom items like on the
Hard Rock Cafe's memorabilia site and would love that to be on their site but don't want to use the Silverlight platform? Fear not as we have an Ajax'ed version of it!
I noticed on
Scott Hanselman's blog about
Ashish Derhgawen building a camera panner using a floppy drive. There are two YouTube videos that show the panner in action and I have to admit, it is pretty cool. Ashish's entire blog has a ton of neat hardware entries such as motion…