By Cory Doctorow at 12:51 am Wed, Mar 23, 2011
The Technology Studio connected a Kinect sensor/camera to a Pufferfish round video screen and created their own animated Eye of Sauron that follows you around the room.
Kinect & Pufferfish Eye of Sauron
(via Super Punch)
Fool of a Took!
WIN. Thread’s over.
Where can one buy this “pufferfish” round screen?
g-clef is right – if my experience was anything to go by they’re insanely expensive and require a ton of proprietary software to get fairly simple projections to work.
Apparently they’re a UK thing:
There’s no purchase link on their site that I can find, which makes me think it’s one of those “if you have to ask how much, you can’t afford it” products.
Of all the PJ transgressions, the floating eyeball was the most egregious..
It’s neat, but I kind of wish the eye were properly animated and not just a still.
Yeah, I feel the same way.
What The Technology Studio is very nice, but I miss the streaming fire emanating from the iris, or however it should more properly be anatomically described.
I’m not impressed. Try reproducing the left hip of Sauron.
I think they meant to say Palantir of Orthanc…
We’re coming close to the Leota-bot PSA (personal satellite assistant) I’ve imagined.
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