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This Table Protects You From Burning Hot Beverages

What if your dining room table could show you when your coffee or cocoa is too hot to drink? That could be a reality today: hacker Ken Kawamoto shows us how with a technique called thermal projection mapping. Read More >>

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Digital Projection System Puts People into the World of Tron

This is the latest dance video from Nobuyuki Hanabusa's Enra collective and you can't help but appreciate how much talent is on show here—digital and physical. Hanabusa's choreography and video experimentation combines live projection with talented performers who practice synchronisation until they get it spot on. Read More >>

How a Giant Rube Goldberg Machine Ended Up on the Side of This House

Commercial artist Josh Van Praag was commissioned by Alys Beach to do a piece of animation that would compliment the architecture of this house for their annual Digital Graffiti event, the key concept behind which is to cover as many walls as possible with video art and then throw a giant outdoor gallery party. Read More >>

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3D Projector Would Beam Long-Distance Lovers Right Into Your Own Living Room

A group of developers from the Human Media Lab at Queen's University in Canada, has developed a cylindrical display system — called the "TeleHuman" — that is capable of projecting within itself a person's full 3-dimensional figure. Circle the TeleHuman, and you will see your long-distance lover (or perhaps just your best friend) from all 360 degrees. Read More >>

Apple Continues Working On Kinect-Like Tracking With Projected Controls and Glasses-Free 3D

File this under cool shit we probably won't see for a long time. Apple just recently filed filed an expanded patent application for a system that would detect hand/head motion around a computer and let you manipulate projected image controls. Read More >>