First revealed back in February shortly after Toy Fair 2015, we now know quite a few more details about Spin Master’s interactive Legendary Yoda toy thanks to Walmart who’s finally made it available for pre-order and officially available on September 4—AKA Force Friday.
Geotagging on the International Space Station? Almost! This interactive map collects and pins all of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti's gorgeous orbital photos.
Touch feedback has been advancing rapidly of recent time, and now we've gotten to the stage where ultrasound can be used to create entire 3D shapes to touch and feel in thin air.
This interactive ad is actually two commercials in one. If you let the video roll, you'll end up with your average car commercial. But if you press R in your keyboard while watching it, you'll see a badass action film. Of course, the combination of the two makes it even cooler. Watch the full ad here.
Engineers have built an interactive display using a tabletop system and mounted personal screens made of fog. Projectors light the fog for each user and a camera system monitors movements, allowing each person at the table to manipulate and share three-dimensional data.
A lot of things can bother you while you're trying to work, but what about things that you only perceive as nagging? In Keyfleas, little lights follow your fingers around a keyboard like a swarm of fleas, and can create the sensation that something is nipping at your fingers.
Cramming for a test can make even the brightest minds feel like a pile of mush: Words start blending together, and after scanning pages and pages, it can be tough to tell when concentration falters and thoughts begin to drift. But the good folks at Open Colleges have managed to make neurology engaging and…
When the proverbial cow kicked over the proverbial lantern on a Tuesday night in 1871 Chicago, it set in motion an urban transformation that would see its hodgepodge of wooden buildings replaced with the Windy City we know today. Now, thanks to the data viz wizards at Esri and the patronage of The Smithsonian, you…
WNYC has put together this handy guide to the NYC hotspots frequented by characters in AMC's Mad Men.
Petros Vrellis has turned Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night into an animation that changes when the user touches it. The effect is so beautiful and mesmerizing that I'm now craving an app that would let me do the same.
On the left: Ishinomaki, Japan as it was captured by GeoEye's imaging satellites in April of last year. On the right: the exact same area as it looked on Saturday, just one day after last week's devastating tsunami.
No, a massive earthquake did not also strike the East Coast today and cause thousands of refugees to flee inland. That said, while the lines do not represent refugees, this is still a massive migration of people.
For Australia's Tron: Legacy premiere, skaters slid around Eness' interactive ramp; iPod Touches loaded with custom apps that measured air time to control the graphics. Tony Hawk, this isn't. In fact, it's rather like Wipe Out, isn't it? [LiveForFilms]
Have you ever wanted to control 85 color-changing LED lights on the fly with the flick of a wrist? Ever wanted a custom soundtrack to go with that as well. If you live in Lima, Peru, it's your lucky day.
There's this scene in Children of Men where a zombified kid is playing a game using a VR harness and an interactive glove. He's dead to the world and it's depressing. But it was science fiction, right? Not quite:
Microsoft is launching an interactive website to get gamers even more excited about Halo: Reach. Users will help build a Halo light sculpture by controlling a Kuka Robot Arm (that's the thing lurking in the shadows) to plot light points.