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Kissing an interactive monitor is as ridiculous as it sounds [Video]
posted April 3 2012 5:16.19 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Don't ask, it's coming directly from Japan. A distance sensor mounted on top of the screen measures the distance of the kisser, and the pretty woman made of pixels reacts accordingly...

[Link: Diginfo]
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Tags: sensors   monitor   crazy designs   ridiculous   sick   bad idea   hilarious   ultrasonic   proximity   



Chevy gets real-time battery monitoring system
posted August 1 2011 20:01.38 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Little before my PC goes kaputt, Raj from Embedded Lab sent me an email with his latest project, that unfortunately i could not post all this time. Raj made a real-time monitoring...

[Link: Embedded Lab]
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Tags: electronic project   auto/moto   battery   monitor   pic   microcontroller   mods   7-seg led   








This huge monitor is 20 by 24 pixels, ehhh, i mean shoes!
posted May 31 2011 20:33.08 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is another inspired advertisement. Someone had this totally crazy idea to put 480 Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars into a 20 by 24 wall matrix, and add a servo motor on each...

[Link: converse]
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Tags: rc servo   commercial   monitor   crazy story   crazy designs   hilarious   



DIY power supply debugger
posted May 31 2011 19:36.40 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I have face similar situations myself in the past, where something goes wrong, some when, somehow. This is exactly the situation that Jeri faced and decided to built this very useful...

[Link: jeri ellsworth]
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Tags: monitor   tools   electronic project   diy   sensors   



FPGA VGA Resistor DAC
posted May 5 2011 20:06.17 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro sent us his latest tutorial, which is really quite interesting and advanced. In his pages he shows how can someone create a VGA controller that uses a resistor...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   vga   monitor   tv   








Turning the oscilloscope into a video monitor
posted March 30 2011 19:53.43 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is one kind of a hack that i had in mind to do as a future project. I'm happy to see that somebody else did it before me, because now i can relax and do something else :D. This...

[Link: tubetime]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   oscilloscope   tools   monitor   mods   



Bill explains how the LCD monitor works - must see video
posted March 17 2011 22:08.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Bill Hammack, the engineer guy, uploaded a new video. In this one, he breaks an LCD monitor apart, and explain how it works. He explains what the TFT is (Thin Film Transistor) and...

[Link: engineerguyvideo]
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Tags: physics   chemistry   lcd   led   monitor   computer peripheral hacks   theory/tutorial   how it works   



Altoids to test VGA/Audio functionality!
posted March 17 2011 20:22.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




PIC16F84 is marked as "mature" from Microchip, yet Chris from pyroelectro seems that he has some of these oldies in stock. He informed me about this Audio/Visual tester box that he...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   tools   monitor   vga   tester   pc related   audio   








DIY IR multi-touch surface for LCD
posted March 14 2011 22:05.14 by Giorgos Lazaridis




About 3 months ago, i was working on a light touch sensor for my LCD that i reverse engineered (for my coffee maker machine :D ). But it failed to operate. The reason was that there...

[Link: Spritetm]
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Tags: electronic project   crazy hack   lcd   touch screen   diy   multitouch   microcontroller   arduino   computer peripheral hacks   monitor   infrared   

















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