DSLR equipped RC helicopter

Some of the newer DLSR cameras will shoot surprisingly good HD video. Put one on a RC helicopter and you've got one exciting toy that can that can take a professional quality shot at a fraction of the cost. Texas-based videographer, maker, and RC pilot Eric Austin has done just... Read more »

Alt.CES: Vuzix augmented reality glasses

The Vuzix Wrap 920AR is the sort of high-end consumer gadget that would end up serving as merely a head-mounted display and its AR component would fall by the wayside. But imagine its full potential in the hands of an expert hacker… Wrap 920AR eyewear [consists of] a stereo camera... Read more »

Flashback: Homebrew Digital 3D Movies

All the buzz about the movie Avatar has me reminiscing about the Optics issue of MAKE. In Volume 14, award-winning filmmaker and digital artist Eric Kurland showed us how to build a 3D dual-camera rig, and make a live 3D video monitor and PSP stereoscope to go with it. Here’s... Read more »

DIY micro projector

Jim K writes in to share this fun-looking project, a DIY handheld projector. Similar to the larger homebrew video projectors we have covered in the past, this one uses the screen from a portable TV screen to make a handheld micro projector. Read more »

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