The EnableTalk system uses a glove-mounted microcontroller to collate information from a passel of onboard sensors—11 flex sensors, 8 touch sensors, 2 accelerometers, a compass, and a gyroscope—and transmit it...
Sean Michael Ragan | Friday September 21st, 2012 6:06 AM
Categories: Computers & Mobile | 3 Comments
David Schneider of IEEE Spectrum has an interesting article up about a system he set up to improve his Skype-mediated telepresence at their editorial meetings. Physically, the system consists of...
Sean Michael Ragan | Wednesday July 18th, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: General | 2 Comments
In an effort to shave off precious microseconds from the tedium of having to manually switch modes in his favorite multi-modal text editor, Aleksandr Levchuk fashioned a USB clutch pedal...
Adam Flaherty | Monday June 25th, 2012 2:00 AM
Categories: Electronics | 3 Comments
Last September, I wrote about the Thingiverse “Cube Gears” phenomenon, briefly tracing the origin of user emmett’s Screwless Cube Gears through its evolution from Haruki Nakamura’s papercraft geared heart sculpture...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday June 14th, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: 3D Printing | No Comments