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Category: Interactive

The LEGO Clockwork Aquarium Is Filled with Cranky Fish

The LEGO Clockwork Aquarium Is Filled with Cranky Fish
LEGO and aquarium are two words that don’t usually go together. As versatile as the bricks are, I’m guessing the gaps aren’t water-tight. That’s why you don’t see giant LEGO ships traveling the world’s oceans, delivering LEGO sets where they are needed.

“When In Rome” Board Game Uses Amazon’s Alexa to Enhance Gameplay

“When In Rome” Board Game Uses Amazon’s Alexa to Enhance Gameplay
Board game companies are always looking for new ways to incorporate technology into their games, and one board game maker is hoping that the incorporation of Amazon’s Alexa will mean huge sales. When In Rome is a new board game from manufacturer Sensible Object.

The Vestaboard Is an Airport Departure Board for Your Living Room

The Vestaboard Is an Airport Departure Board for Your Living Room
Digital display technology has pretty much replaced the need for those old mechanical signboards they used to have at airports and train stations back in the day. But there was something about the wonderful sounds they made as the letters and numbers flipped over that was tremendously satisfying.

Razer Built a Giant Working Mechanical Keyboard

Razer Built a Giant Working Mechanical Keyboard
Many people love mechanical keyboards. In fact, mechanical keyboards are making a comeback these days as people find them to provide better feedback and faster typing compared to skinny modern keyboards. If you love mechanical keyboards, you’ll be happy to know that Razer built a giant one that they had on display at its CES booth this year.

Magic Leap One Augmented Reality Goggles Unveiled

Magic Leap One Augmented Reality Goggles Unveiled
When you hear the term “augmented reality” most people think about Pokémon Go, but the truth is that augmented reality can be much cooler than catching Pikachu, and it has a lot more uses. It also doesn’t have to be limited to your phone screen.

This LEGO Machine Uses Gyroscopic Physics to Steer

This LEGO Machine Uses Gyroscopic Physics to Steer
We’ve seen some pretty cool mechanical LEGO creations over the years. Here’s another one worth checking out. I was recently turned onto the work of LEGO expert builder Yoshihito Isogawa by the fine folks over at The Kid Should See This.

ZephVR Adds Wind Simulation to Virtual Reality

ZephVR Adds Wind Simulation to Virtual Reality
If you’ve ever strapped on a proper virtual reality headset like an Oculus Rift or an HTC Vive, you know how truly immersive today’s VR experiences can be. But there are still some things that break the illusion, like not being able to truly walk around, and the way things FEEL versus the way things LOOK.

Fusion Electric Guitar Is the Guitar of the Future, Today

Fusion Electric Guitar Is the Guitar of the Future, Today
I’ve played a few instruments in my lifetime, but my stint playing the guitar was probably the shortest. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy it, it’s that I just didn’t have the time to dedicate to going to class and learning it properly.

This Robot Plays the Marimba Way Better Than You Can

This Robot Plays the Marimba Way Better Than You Can
A while back engineers at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology built a robot that can play music. Mason Bretan’s robot goes by the name Shimon, and is a four-armed, marimba-playing robot with some serious smarts.

Guy Builds Holographic Cortana Appliance: Halo IRL

Guy Builds Holographic Cortana Appliance: Halo IRL
Microsoft wants to make their Cortana personal assistant a serious Alexa competitor, obviously, so they should take note of this what Jarem Archer aka untitled network has done here, with the creation of a Halo-inspired holographic Cortana appliance.

iTarget Dry-fire Gun Training System: Review

iTarget Dry-fire Gun Training System: Review
If you carry a gun for self defense of yourself, your family, and others, should you ever have to draw and use your weapon, you certainly don’t want that first shot at a knife-wielding maniac bent on stabbing your significant other to be the first you have ever fired out of your handgun.

Auto-tracking Dartboard Makes Everyone a Pro

Auto-tracking Dartboard Makes Everyone a Pro
When you’re at the pub, drinking all night and playing darts, I bet your aim is pretty bad. For most of us, hitting the bulls-eye becomes harder the more you drink. Not when you’re playing with Mark Rober’s motion-tracking dart board though.

Dueling Robots Controlled by Left and Right Brainwaves

Dueling Robots Controlled by Left and Right Brainwaves
Split Brain Robotics is an interactive art project by San Francisco artist Kal Spelletich, in which a pair of custom-built robots are able to plug into the left and right brain waves of audience participants. It is pretty wild to watch.

Every Instrument In This Rock Band Is Played by Rocks

Every Instrument In This Rock Band Is Played by Rocks
Last year, artist and inventor Neil Mendoza turned a hamster running in a wheel into art. How do you follow up such a feat? By creating a rock band of course. Powered by real rocks. In his latest work, Neil turned rocks into an actual rock band that plays a cover of The Beatles’ Here Comes the Sun.

TetraBIN Let’s You Play Games with Trash

TetraBIN Let’s You Play Games with Trash
Litter sucks. It makes cities look ugly, and can be a public health hazard. Sometimes bins overflow, sometimes they’re hard to find, and sometimes people just don’t care what they do with their trash. Whatever the reason, litter sucks.

This VR Exercise Equipment Lets You Fly like an Eagle

This VR Exercise Equipment Lets You Fly like an Eagle
What you’re looking at here isn’t some sort of torture device. It the ICAROS VR, a unique piece of exercise equipment. It will help you get fit and make you feel like you’re flying at the same time.