Wednesday, May 28, 2008
A while back we had an ill-fated contest to find the best use of the Make Magazine's cellular automata video synth kit. Nobody seemed to get anything in anywhere near the deadline, but I've just found the project that would have been the clear winner- the CellularRecombomat, a bent, patchbay-equipped, optically sensing Critter built into a VTech kids toy case.
Friday, May 23, 2008
The Traxdata MultiMediaDrive is a portable multimedia Hard Disk Drive that can simply be plugged into your TV set or any other type of screen for instant playback of movies, songs or photos.
The device ships with a remote control and can also be used as a standard external hard disk drive.
Traxdata's MultiMediaDrive plays the following media types: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX, Xvid, MP3, WAV and JPEG. It supports both FAT32 and NTFS file systems and has extensive DivX subtitle support. USB 2.0, composite video and audio R/L, component video cables are all included. The system costs £149.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Dirt cheap NTSC security cameras-
Found Via Create Digital Motion
DealExtreme: $12.90 NTSC Mini Surveillance AV Camera (628x582px)
Another USB dongle H.264 encoder, but what differentiates it from, say, the Turbo264, is that this one has its own analog input and it claims to encode in real time.
Popgadget Personal Technology for Women: SmartCapture Lite - Tiny USB device captures and shares video