Want to Wake Up in San Francisco or Paris? Turn Two HDTVs into a Virtual Window to the World with 3D Perspective
Winscape is a DIY project that features two HD plasmas in faux window frames that display whatever scene you’d like to see out your window. Using a Wiimote, the setup even detects your position in the room and shifts the perspective screens' high-resolution video to create the illusion of looking out a real window.Read More
Multiple computer monitors aren't just for gamers. Several multiple monitor setups that increase business productivity
An NEC study found that people who use dual monitors were 44 percent more productive.
Having at least two computer monitors (or more!) is one of the best business productivity tools you can have along with a fast computer and an 8-button mouse. In fact, an NEC study at the University of Utah found that people who used dual monitors were as much as 44 percent more productive at certain text-editing operations than people using a single monitor.Read More
Hyperwall-2 is spread across 128 monitors and is used for displaying images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope
You may think you've got a pretty good widescreen set-up at home, but nothing comes close to NASA's hyperwall-2.Read More
Glowing handle lets you know if there's rain in the forecast
The Ambient Umbrella lets you know when rain or snow is in the forecast by illuminating its handle. Light patterns intuitively indicate rain, drizzle, snow, or thunderstorms.Read More
Floating Monitors Provide Clean Work Area
Workspaces cover a wide range of designs, budgets, and occupations. Lifehacker.com has featured entire offices, individual offices, home offices, workspaces, work benches, and every possible configuration of places therein. Here are a few of them.
While it won’t disguise the fact that you’ve taken a self-portrait at arm’s reach, the Samsung DualView TL220 12.2 megapixel digital camera should at least improve your results since it features a second 1.5-inch LCD on the front allowing you to better frame your shots.Read More