Tag Archive for '3D'

Disney/Pixar’s Up

Trailer 1:

I saw Up yesterday and absolutely loved it.  I am a Disney/Pixar junkie, but this movie seemed to have something more.  The hilarious humor was consistent almost throughout, but the movie started out with some very serious segments.  I highly recommend it to anyone.  You’ll definitely laugh out loud, and you may cry as well.

There’s another trailer that is funnier but gives away more of the plot after the jump.   Continue reading ‘Disney/Pixar’s Up’


3D Computer Interface

My friend Scott, also an Electrical Engineer, recently completed his capstone project at Northeastern University.  It is a unique input device that bases its technology on electrostatics, a very cool subset of Electrical Engineering.  Below is the video and a brief blurb about the product.

Utilizing the theory of electrostatics, we have designed a low-cost human-computer interface device that has the ability to track the position of a user’s hand in three dimensions. Physical contact is not required and the user does not need to hold a controller or attach markers to their body. To control the device, the user simply waves their hand above it in the air.