Masters students Brette and Rajinder take video up a dimension with their Spatially Augmented Reality Toolkit; above, embedded photosensors on a box allow for 3D projection.
Asus’ 16″ Lamborghini VX5 is an uber-laptop with the looks to match; the first with a 1TB SSD, it also includes an NVIDIA GT130M with 1GB RAM, 4GB RAM and Intel Core 2 Quad CPU.
With 9MP of 20x zoom goodness, a 3″ tilt screen and 1080p video, Sony’s DSC-HX1 gives other point-and-shoots a run for their money; also: Sweep Panorama for 7152×1080 images.
Created in part thanks to input from WePC.com, the Asus Dual-Screen Laptop may be a work in progress but is plenty tantalizing; the keyboard is replaced entirely with a second display.
True to their name, AlwaysInnovating’s 8.9″ Touch Book features a touchscreen that detaches to serve as a tablet; other features include internal USB ports, Linux OS and an ARM CPU.
Apple’s Mac mini gets a long-overdue refresh; nothing too revolutionary, but the extra 5th USB port, FireWire 800, GeForce 9400M and 2.0Ghz Core 2 Duo keep the tiniest Mac relevant.
Apple’s Mac Pro gets a $300 price drop and the Nehalem CPU, available in 4-core or 8-core flavors; both models come with the NVIDIA GT 120 (dual ATI Radeon HD 4870s are optional).
A concession towards bargain hunters, the 24″ iMac now starts at $1,499, although the 20″ can be had for $1,199; all iMacs get NVIDIA graphics, from the GT 130 down to the 9400M.
Get a unique pair of Beats by Dre cans courtesy ColorWare; 11 areas and 35 colors are available to customize, as well as your choice of brand new headphones or your own used pair.
While still in its early stages, Intel explains how programmable matter is coming sooner than we think; it allows for 3D fast prototyping with on-demand color and shape changes.
A natural fit, Rand McNally contributes 250 scenic routes to Navigon’s 7300T; other goodies include a 4.3″ touchscreen, voice command, Panaroma View, and verbal traffic cues.
Asus’ Marine Cool is a concept motherboard with two key innovations: a micro-porous ceramic backplate designed to dissipate heat and SO-DIMM slots in place of DIMMs.
Purists may fret, but Samsung’s NX Hybrid replaces a DSLR’s mirror box with an EVF (electronic viewfinder) which reduces bulk and allows for live viewing; it’ll be available 2H 2009.
Asus’ full touchscreen P835 is noteworthy: it not only features a large 3.5″ WVGA screen, 5MP camera, and HSPA speeds, but can also serve as a Wi-Fi access point for up to 10 devices.
Microsoft gives us a peek into the future: dubbed “Office 2019,” everything from walls to newspapers will serve dynamic information. Personally, we can’t wait for our coffee mug to BSoD.
The U.S. National Ignition Facility will be completed this month; its 192 lasers can shoot 500 terawatts into pellets, igniting fusion reactions that create 20x more energy than was put in.
This LEGO Ogre Tank by brdavis5 is cool enough with “Hailstorm”, a multiple Zamor sphere firing system; even cooler: its NXT can autonomously seek out and destroy targets.
Part hovercraft and all beast, Eurocom’s 17″ D901c server notebook will be the first to run Core i7 in April, topping out with a 3.2GHz i7-965 CPU; it still packs 3 HDD and up to 8GB RAM.
More novelty than innovation, Ilshat Garipov’s Sound Egg speakers feature a rounded base that encourages spinning; a heavy weight at the bottom keeps them from tipping over.
Striker’s Magnetic Light Mine features a dozen rare earth magnets that allow you to easily position and aim its wide angle LED; it also doubles as a pick up tool for screws and nails.
Antrepo’s Tuner Time causes so much confusion that they’ve nicknamed it “I’m not a clock”; it looks like a clock, but is actually a stereo FM radio with a giant tuner and volume control.
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