It’s been a long train ride and you’re starting to get drowsy. So you lean a bit on the window and take in the scenery flashing by… when you suddenly hear a voice telling you about some new gadget or some recent markdowns.
If you’re looking for a way to create a sense of privacy in your house – but don’t like the look of traditional window shades – there’s a new technology on the scene which creates instant privacy while still letting light in your windows.
Check out these awesome window shades that put spaceships on your window and at the same time help isolate you from sunlight, with only your action figures and DVD collections to keep you company. I kid.
While I never figured Darth Vader to be a man of faith, he definitely had enough of an ego to start his own church – but instead of religious figures and scenes on the stained glass, he’d much more likely go with something like this.
I don’t often post about automotive technology, hacks or mods because I don’t know a lot about cars, but this one is too neat to pass up: a car with two sets of front windows, a pair that’s transparent and another pair that’s tinted.
If there were a Church of Old Technology, these would be the stained-glass windows they’d have hanging on their walls.
Created out of recycled circuit boards by a guy simply going by “Dan”, they’re not actually windows, but give off the appearance of stained glass because of the colors he selected.
The one-trick-pony of a robot does one thing and one thing only – it climbs windows. Action Product’s Climb@tron is a two-legged toy robot that uses special suction cups to let it ascend windows and other smooth surfaces.
For those of us working in offices with no exterior windows, we’re always looking for ways to bring a little light into our lives. You could grab one of those outdoor scene rotators I showed you the other day, but if you’d like something a little more subtle, check this out.
Interactive artist Marcus Graf created this dramatic video display window which keeps a watchful eye on passersby.
The piece, entitled I, ball used a webcam along with special processing software to detect people as they pass the display window.