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The CueLight is a interactive pool table system, using an HD video projector mounted above the table, and presumably a video camera ball tracking system feeding a PC rendering all of the real-time 60fps animations, the CueLight creates interactive digital effects on the surface of the table during a game. Check out the video.
"It fits any credit, debit, or other card. Functional like a yardstick but spanning only 3 inches, it makes anything a measuring tool! It comes in a set of three colors: clear, white and yellow."
"The Cobra Tag is also a 2 way finder. Tap the button on the Cobra Tag tag to ring your Smartphone. If you are looking for your Cobra Tag protected item, use the phone’s application to make the Cobra Tag ring. To secure your phones data, the application can be set to lock your phone when out of range of your tagged item." And can also check in with the fob's GPS coordinates to hone in on where it is, and continue to trigger the noise until you find 'em.
"As is tradition, the bride and groom exchanged gifts prior to the wedding. While Matthew purchased Emily the watch that she had always wanted. Emily commissioned a custom ring for Matthew’s shooting hand (as opposed to for his wedding band). This one of a kind band has the depth of field scale from his favorite lens, the .95 Noctilux. On the sides, the ring features both Matthew’s name and The Leica Guy moniker on one side, and the Lens information including name, filter size, and serial number on the other." [the lecia guy]
The ring was commissioned and made by jeweler Gaelen in British Columbia, Canada, from handmade engagement rings.
These models were announced at CES earlier this year and today both models are shipping. They are waterproof and shock-resistant, and also offer USB data encryption. The Slim and Slim Duo come in sizes of 4GB to 128GB and cost between $39.99 to $349.99 (USD) at the Swiss Knife Shop, Amazon. The Slim Duo basically offers two thin USB drives in the same compact form.
Star Wars: The Blueprints brings together, for the first time, the original blueprints created for the filming of the Star Wars Saga. Drawn from deep within the Lucasfilm Archives and combined with exhaustive and insightful commentary from best-selling author J. W. Rinzler, the collection maps in precise, vivid, and intricate detail the very genesis of the most enduring and beloved story ever to appear onscreen.
"Most importantly, Blueprints shows how in bringing this extraordinary epic to life, the world of special effects as we know it was born. For the first time, here you will see the initial concepts behind such iconic Star Wars scenes as the Rebel blockade runner hallways, the bridge of General Grievous’s flagship, the interior of the fastest “hunk of junk” in the Galaxy, and Jabba the Hutt’s palace. Never before seen craftsmanship and artistry is evident whether floating on the Death Star, escaping on a speeder bike, or exploring the Tatooine Homestead."
Star Wars: The Blueprints is a limited edition, hand-numbered run of 5,000 copies.
From Hammacher for $39.95