BumpTop 3D is a great new desktop application for windows that turns your desktop into a 3D environment that is fully interactive. I’ve been waiting for something like this for a very long time but unfortunately, I’m a MAC guy, so it looks like I’ll have to wait a bit longer.
Check out the video demo below:
Now in the closing few days of its Kickstarter campaign the Pixy camera board from Carnegie Mellon is an interesting departure from cameras intended to be connected to micro-controllers like the Arduino. It isn’t just another camera, it’s a “smart” vision sensor. Pixy has its own processor and connects to your micro-controller board through one [...]
In many countries around the world the supply of electricity and clean water is often sporadic and of poor quality. Consulting and design company NOS is looking to address this problem with PhotoFlow, a two-in-one concept design that combines solar power generation with water collection and storage. Many developing nations are located on or near [...]
Does the image of cool, cascading waterfalls flowing in a dry desert sound like an unimaginable mirage? Artist and UNESCO-IHE Cultural Ambassador Ap Verheggen says that thanks to recent technological developments, that desert oasis may be closer to reality than we think. A conceptual art project, Desert Cascades explores how solar energy could power an [...]
George washington university has completed the world’s first energy producing walkable solar-paneled pathway on the virginia science and technology campus as a part of their sustainable ‘solar walk’ project. The landscaped pedestrian sidewalk boasts a solar-powered trellis by studio39 architecture and 27 slip-resistant semi-transparent photovoltaic glass panels by onyx solar that converts direct sunlight into [...]