Waitrose using QR Codes on TV

Spotted this at the weekend. Waitrose are using a QR code on their Xmas TV ad. It’s a nice idea, but I had to stop the Sky box, rewind the TV, press pause, get my iPhone out, open a QR code reader, then take a photo. (It didn’t work btw). Who on earth is goingContinue reading “Waitrose using QR Codes on TV”

Some love for Toxi

Check out the incredible array of work made with the open source framework ‘Toxiclibs’. 2010 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2010 from postspectacular on Vimeo. 2009 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2009 from postspectacular on Vimeo. Great work by Karsten Schmidt and the community. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java &Continue reading “Some love for Toxi”

The Week Everything Went INSTANT

Google Instant went live last week. http://www.google.com By the time I got in the office on Monday people had made all these: 1- YouTube Instant http://ytinstant.com/ 2- iTunes Instant http://labs.stephenou.com/itunes 3- Google Maps Instant http://hartlabs.net/instant_maps/ 4- Google Instant Images http://cdn.michaelhart.me/mh/instant_images/ But is it good for us: Google Instant is trying to Kill Me, by CharlieContinue reading “The Week Everything Went INSTANT”

FaceFlip – more fun with Chatroulette

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10191761&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 FaceFlip from Max Hawkins on Vimeo. Nice bit of geekery here. I’ll try and leave Chatroulette alone now. I’m in danger of boring myself. 😉

The Worlds First AR Magician?

Magician, visualist, and technologist Marco Tempest shows off his work on “Magic Projection.” YouTube link. It’s interesting to see how a magician blends technology into his performance. Early days yet, but I can’t wait to see how this develops. Made / created with OpenFrameworks, OpenCV, Arduino, MacCam, PS3 Eyetoy camera, Wii engineering, IR tracking, MacBookContinue reading “The Worlds First AR Magician?”