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SixthSense, a good reason to start wearing some markers

Pure genius, real future. Have a look at SixthSense, a MIT media lab project. Here is what a “wearable gestural interface” looks like. Pranav Mistry, inventor, wearing the markers. Quoting Pattie Maes, “he’s wearing simple marker caps, but if you want a more stylish version you can also paint your nails in different colors” (sorry […]


The future of magazines

A wonderful Off Topic to start with. 2010 is the year of the e-book readers (hurry up Apple) and magazine publishers are right now struggling to reinvent themselves on a medium that still doesn’t exist in a mature way. New business models are to be found (still waiting for you, Apple, with a new iTunes […]


Four kinds of augmented reality

This term, “Augmented Reality”, is pretty vague. In fact it’s used for describing different approaches, and even things that with AR have little in common (the term “buzzword” comes in my mind very clearly). So we can think about it as A two-way communication between the virtual and the real world Our digital tools multiply […]