Craft & Design
The “Avatar Machine” on BBtv

On today’s BBtv, Xeni talks with Marc Owens about his Avatar Machine, a camera rig that turns you into a gaming avatar in the real world.

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Howstuffworks details how the Avatar Machine is built, which as Owen says in the interview, is basically a camera tripod mounted on your back.

Avatar Machine – Marc Owens’ wearable simulator of virtual worlds
How the Avatar Machine works

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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