ProtoTank recently completed a custom redesign of the 123D Catch mobile photography booth. This is a system that captures a 3D image with 56 SLR cameras. The booth required a relay board that could fire all 56 cameras in tandem. Once complete, the catch booth was shipped to Makerfaire New York, and will be [...]
Watch live streaming video from makelive at livestream.com Our Sphero racetrack turned heads at the MAKE: Hardware Innovation Workshop, held at Xerox PARC last month. Using Adam and Sam’s adapted control system with Nintendo 360 controllers, players faced off against each other and the clock. (Adam implemented Version 1 of this system at MEGA Startup [...]
Have you ever seen a Sphero swim? We’re working with the Orbotix team to make it possible – and fun. Stay tuned!
Adam and a volunteer drive the Spheros with our XBox 360 control system. We’ve also created a ring that allows participants to knock each other off – if they have the skills and mettle. Jake, an onlooking dog, is highly intrigued by the proceedings. This video was taken during an open house at TechShop SF, [...]
When the lights go out, the PalmLight comes on. Its sensor detects when it loses power – whether you’ve picked up the PalmLight from its dock, or a storm has downed a line – and it instantly turns on. Small neodymium magnets attach the light to its inductive charging base, aligning it perfectly with no [...]