Vuzix raised more than a few eyebrows at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a showcase of very innovative video eyewear products — personal display devices that promised wearable displays with virtual and augmented reality capability. With this year’s International CES just two months away, we were beginning to wonder what we might [...]
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First, we could recreate images, then sounds and now it has come to the sense of touch. A project of Disney Research (disneyresearch.com) has presented a system that produces artificial tactile impressions in the user’s physical world. Called “Revel”, the device allows the wearer to perceive that glass feel like rubber, skin feels like gloves [...]
Just about a year ago on TECHNOGORILLA we introduced a video game for the major consoles that pushed through the “fourth wall” – Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure used real-world figurines to activate virtual characters by placing them on the “Portal of Power”. Using radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, each individual figurine has it’s own battery-free internal memory [...]
The weak link of the smart device life is often the constant need for more power — in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the widespread blackout through the New York tri-state area made this very evident. The residents of the lower tip of Manhattan (home of the Architechnologist and TECHNOGORILLA) were visited by the Duracell [...]
Hurricane Sandy did tremendous damage around the lower Manhattan home of the Architechnologist and TECHNOGORILLA, but we are home and getting back to work.
Hurricane Sandy did tremendous damage in and around the lower Manhattan home of the Architechnologist and TECHNOGORILLA, just a block from the World Trade Center site. Amazingly enough, our building never lost power – part of a small enclave below 30th Street that did not. We arrived home just hours before the trick-or-treaters began showing [...]
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