This is very interesting, and great to see an overview of exactly how many different indigenous languages there are in Australia. This indiginous language map was created by David R Horton and can be found over on the abc website. Originally created by AIATSIS (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies) Found via […]
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The Vestri bike system concept designed by Charlwood Design is inspired by the environment of the modern city & uses wind power to sustain itself. Rental stations with vertical wind turbines are installed in the city. The Stations can generate power, lock bikes & transmit to a command centre. Users insert a credit card or […]
Similar to google maps, but instead of using satellite images, Nearmap uses images shot from planes flying at 7000ft. This results in incredibly high resolution images. Cities are also mapped every month, with the ability to view the history of a location over time, by accessing the historical shots.
Harvested deep in the forests of Nicaragua, MR. USB provides the highest grade natural USB storage solutions for modern living. Only the ripest and juiciest USB devices are selected for consumer use. Available in three delicious personalities, Mr. USB, Mrs. USB and Dr. USB, these nutritious USB morsels will both tantelise the taste buds and […]
This is interesting: The guys over at the Interaction Consortium have made this visualisation of the use of popular websites in Australia. Via Pierre S.
April 2009: Growing up in Grenoble France, Pierre now lives in Sydney where he works as Product Manager at Pollenizer, spends his spare time Taking photos and working towards getting pxcream (an advanced photoblogging tool for pro and semi-pro photographers) open to the public. What have you been up to Lately? Not much really – […]
Currently residing in Berlin, Artist Steven Greenwood is a rare breed, employing various technologies such as motion tracking and sound networks into his pieces. Steven has exhibited in such places as the Museum of Sydney and the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich, his work focusing on such themes as virtuality, self perception and the physical. What have you […]
Developed by the Australian Centre for Visual Technologies at the University of Adelaide, VideoTrace is an advanced system which can trace 3D objects from video footage. Australian Edge interviewed Associate Professor Anton van den Hengel to discuss this amazing piece of technology and how it was developed. How did the idea for VideoTrace come about? […]
VideoTrace is a system for interactively generating realistic 3D models of objects from video—models that might be inserted into a video game, a simulation environment, or another video sequence. The user interacts with VideoTrace by tracing the shape of the object to be modelled over one or more frames of the video Amazing.