Google has introduced a feature from Apple’s portable device range to the latest edition of the Chrome browser. Unfortunately, that feature is Flash not working… or at least, not working too well. Ever since the update to the 10th edition of the browser I — and it appears a lot of other people — have […]
Check out this cool new 3D Multi-Viewpoint Fog Projection system developed by Japanese researchers at Osaka University. [Via]
In honor of St-Paddy’s day, Geeks are Sexy reader Jamie has sent us a video of his awesome bartending robot named… are you ready for this? BaR2D2! BaR2D2 is a mobile bar that features a motorized beer elevator, motorized ice/mixer drawer, computerized drink mixing, and sound activated neon lighting. The robot is drivable so you […]
Rick Borovoy’s project, the Junkyard Jumbotron, allows you to create a large multi-device display out of many small ones, simply by taking a photograph of them bunched up together. Check it out: You can try making your own Junkyard Jumbotron by clicking right here!
This thing may not be powered like Raytheon’s amazing XOS Exoskeleton, but we still think it is cool enough to merit a mention on Geeks are Sexy. Oh, and the beginning of the video is kind of slow, so be sure to skip ahead to 3:16 if you want to see the good stuff right […]
Check out the awesome Unreal Engine 3 realtime demo that was presented just a few days ago at GDC 2011 by the folks from Epic Games. [Via [H]]
Check out this awesome project by Yelp engineer John Boiles, where he used the kinect to control various characters in Garry’s Mod, a sandbox physics game that allows a player to manipulate objects and experiment with physics using the source engine of a Valve game. Check it out!
Modeled after professor Henrik Scharfe from Aalborg University, Geminoid DK is one of the creepiest and realistic looking humanoid robot we’ve ever seen. It is also the latest version of Hiroshi Ishiguro‘s Geminoid series of ultra-realistic androids. Check him out: [Via]
Sure, the iPad has enviable touchscreen real estate, but Apple can’t compete with this 33-foot behemoth. The University of Groningen in the Netherlands has converted a 3D theater into a 10-meter by 2.8-meter touchscreen using only free and open-source technology. The Reality Touchscreen, which curves 135 degrees along the stage wall of the theater, accepts […]
With the release of the iPad in 2010, and the termendous and unexpected success of this latest Apple innovation, there was no doubt that all of Apple’s competitors would be releasing their own tablets in the near future in order to compete with the iPad. After the first wave of releases and the initial thickening […]