Devices that deeply involve one’s senses and may create an altered mental state: immersive media; immersive 3-D environments. Heads-up Displays, Kinect, Video Mapping, iPads, slates, tables, handhelds, and smart phones all have great reality mixing potential.

TweetThe Laster SeeThru is lightweight (just under 2 oz.) wireless augmented reality (AR) eyewear. When you wear the SeeThru, information about your surroundings pops up without disrupting your normal field of vision. The information you see changes depending on what you are seeing. For instance, if you’re looking at a […]


Tweet Innovega’s wearable transparent heads-up display, enabled by iOptik contact lens technology, delivers mega-pixel content with a panoramic field-of-view. This high-performance and stylish eyewear is perfectly suited for the enjoyment of immersive personal media. The first part of the video is a CGI compilation provided by CONNECT, San Diego and […]

iOptik – a glimpse into the future

TweetGoogle is working on a set of HUD, (heads-up display), glasses, they are now in prototype phase and will enable users to tap into Google’s cloud services through augmented reality. Here 9to5Google Explains… We detailed the first information about the Google [x] Glasses project in December. They are in late […]

Google X HUD

Tweet Another quick hack using the Kinect beta SDK and my new Windows Phone (which is great!). What you see is a simple game engine utilizing the pseudo-holographic effect from my other videos. A Kinect “sees” the position of the viewer and the 3D engine adjusts the image accordingly to […]

Windows Phone and Kinect to create HOLOGRAPHIC game engine

TweetRemember those wicked holographic augmented reality glasses that DARPA was so hot to build? They’re almost here. Hiding out at Vuzix’s CES booth we found a functional prototype for its Smart Glasses industrial class monocular display — a special lens attached to a proprietary display driver that produces a bright, […]

Vuzix augmented reality Smart Glasses prototype hands-on (video) | Tablet ...

Tweet An omnidirectional treadmill, or ODT, is a device that allows a person to perform locomotive motion in any direction. The ability to move in any direction is how these treadmills differ from their basic counterparts (that permit only unidirectional locomotion). Omnidirectional treadmills are employed in immersive virtual environment implementations […]

Immersive Treadmill

Tweet Mr. Beam created a unique physical 3D video mapping experience by turning a white living room into a spacious 360° projection area. This technique allowed us to take control of all colors, patterns and textures of the furniture, wallpapers and carpet. All done with 2 projectors… Check It Out!

Mr. Beam

TweetRohan Marley and the Marley Clan have starting a new electric line of eco-friendly headphones, earbuds, docking stations, speakers and boom boxes under the brand name The House of Marley, and they are set to hit retail stores in the second quarter of 2011. The audio products are made from […]

The House of Marley

TweetMicrosoft’s Kinent: Opening the door to Natural Computing.    The Kinect  is a “controller-free gaming and entertainment experience” by Microsoft for the Xbox 360 video game platform, and may later be supported by PCs via Windows 8. Based around a webcam-style add-on peripheral for the Xbox 360 console, it enables […]

Kincet Hacks

TweetKitchen Appliances Win Electrolux Design Lab 2010 In third place Elements Modular Kitchen, an adaptive modular shelving unit that combines cooking, refrigerating, air conditioning and lighting into one wall-mounted appliance. Designer Matthew Gilbride envisions the installation of multiple units in entirely customizable arrangements, appointing refrigerator and stove-top space with the press […]

Electrolux Design Lab 2010

Tweet An exercise into the extreme conditions of TIGHT SPACE, now a global phenomenon, in the context of high-intensity living in hyper-urbanized environments. An experiment in putting all the essential and unexpected activities into this compact space without compromise. On smart use of resources, be it space, time or materials. […]

Domestic Transformer

Tweet Google TV combines current TV programming with the freedom and power of the Internet. With Google Chrome built in, one can access all of their favorite websites and easily move between television and the web. This opens up the TV from a few hundred channels to millions of channels […]

Google TV

Tweet The Personal Hovercraft: Honda’s robot transporter. Honda’s answer to the Segway comes in unicycle style hovercraft, that glides across the floor with ease and looks like a fun ride. This robotic vehicle is not street legal, just like the case of the Segway, law markers can’t figure out how […]

The Personal Hovercraft

Tweet Magical, A Revolution, A Break Through, THE BEST, and it will change the world! From the way these guys at Apple describe this new device one would think the iPad is going to blow minds and become the tool of the future. These revelations may hold some merit, (iPad […]

Apple iPad Explained

Tweet Seymourpowell’s Aircruise concept proposes a world where society moves higher into the stratosphere and it turns the global atmosphere into living room vistas. Aircruise is a Natural Gas Clipper Airship that will float across the global at 12,000 feet above sea level. This luxury hotel in the sky will […]


Tweet AR.Drone the first wi-fi quadricopter that can be controlled by iPhone and iPod touch. This quadricopter is made from carbon fiber and high resistance PA66 plastic, and it’s two cameras allow the users to man the drone into remote areas up to 5 meters as well as give them […]

Parrot AR Drone