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Kinect + Open Drivers + Physics Engine = Piles of Kickable Corpses

The net result is a system that recognizes your movements and allows you to interact with virtual objects using the sophisticated physics of Valve’s engine, as the embedded video demonstrates. Don’t miss the bit at 0:30 where John, in the person of a giant robomechanical avatar, kicks a pile of... Read more »

Interactive Mirror

Alpay Kasal, who helped create Alpha One Labs‘ Twitter-searching Christmas tree, has a new project: a touchscreen mirror. thought to build this version of the Interactive Mirror after I saw some dielectric glass mirrors with LCD panels built into them. They’re meant to be the bathroom of the future, complete... Read more »