Projection

Samsung P410M compact projector

Samsung P410M compact projector

Samsung have taken the wraps off of their latest pocket-projector, the P410M, and while you'd certainly need reasonably-sized pockets to carry it, it perhaps makes up for things by offering higher than usual specs.  The P410M boasts up to 800 x 600 resolution and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, together with inputs that include VGA, composite and a USB port.

Wearable projection computer project: Internet ‘sixth sense’

Wearable projection computer project: Internet ‘sixth sense’

A group of MIT students have developed a wearable computer that projects its display onto any nearby surface, and is controlled by hand gestures and voice-recognition.  A prototype was demonstrated at TED this week, capable of projecting a watch face onto the user's wrist after they trace a circle over it, capturing images framed by their fingers, and pulling up information about an individual and projecting it onto them during conversation.

Video demos after the cut

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DIY Fog Screen: video demo

DIY Fog Screen: video demo

Halloween may be over, but Finkbuilt's Steve Lodefink has only just got around to showing off the impressive DIY fog screen he built to befreak the local trick & treaters.  Based on the principle that you can project an image onto a moving wall of fog, Steve's home-made system creates the screen using drinking straws and a fan, and projects an eye animation.

Check out the video demo after the cut

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