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AR Digital Binocular Station brings Museum to Life

The Digital Binocular Station (DBS) is based on a traditional binocular station, but adds a layer of interactive, 3D stereoscopic digital content between the user and their view of the real world.

This DBS is in the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand – 10 artifacts are glowing, and when looked at for 3 seconds, come to life in various ways. The main aim was to add a deeper layer of context and understanding to the artifacts – how they were made, how they were used or experienced in their original environment and the stories or legends that are associated with them. Read more…

Smarttrack RFID?

Smarttrack is an RFID solution designed specifically for Art Gallery and Museum collections

Smarttrack combines international Museum and Art Gallery conservation and collections expertise with industry-leading RFID integration and application development experience.

The Smarttrack RFID solution enables Museums and Art Galleries to achieve full visibility of their collections, streamline and fast-track collection audits and stocktakes, save time and money by quickly and easily finding misplaced items,automatically track the movement of objects and artworks throughout your premises and improve collection preservation through significantly reduced object handling.

The Smarttrack system uses passive UHF Gen 2 RFID technology, compliant with global standard ISO 18000-6C

Read more here.


Focused on fast transformation of innovation into unique products, LM3Labs is a recognized pioneer in computer vision-based interactivity solutions. LM3Labs is a fast growing company based in Tokyo, Japan and Sophia-Antipolis, France.  LM3LABS focus serving the most demanding customers. LM3Labs corporate web site is Copyright Notice: All content posted on this blog is copyright to LM3 LLC, LM3LABS s.a.r.l. and/or partners.

GestureTek’s Illuminate interactive multi-touch surface computing technology

illum_intro_displaywith a motion sensing gesture control interface lets users navigate interactive content on a floating panel, multimedia kiosk, multi touch surface screen, interactive table or interactive window. Surfaces can be configured with a multi-touch interface for multi-touch or multi-point interaction. With no projector or hardware to be seen, the effect is unforgettable as GestureTek’s dynamic interactive displays react to every point of your finger or wave of your hand, delivering a rich, interactive experience. Read more…

DIGIT Professional

DIGIT Professional has its headquarters in Druten (The Netherlands) and a sales and marketing office in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA and an office in Taiwan. DIGIT Professional is a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of P.O.P/P.O.I. products. DIGIT is an expert in the field of Digital Signage, Narrowcasting and Interactive Display solutions. The product assortment consists of LCD’s, Interactive displays, Lightbox systems, Solid State players and PC’s. DIGIT offers solutions for each budget and every desired retail application.

NUI designs, develops and integrates standard and customized software solutions related to single, dual and multi-touch technology. Software can be integrated on third party camera based hardware solutions, as well as on IR integrated or overlay solutions from NextWindow™ or other touch capacitive and resistive OEM manufacturers. Our NUI Plug-in for NextWindow™ is available now. Read more at Innovative Multi-touch Solutions by Natural User Interface (NUI).

Geluidsdouche en Freesound ‘hygiënische’ headset
geluidsdouche Het geavanceerde SpotDAP speakersysteem is eigenlijk het makkelijkst te omschrijven als een “geluidsdouche”.  Het grote verschil met oude speakers is dat de geluidsdouche het geluid in één enkele richting kan uitzenden. Mensen die het signaal horen, zullen erdoor worden geïsoleerd en zullen het geluid blijven horen, zelfs als er veel ander omgevingsgeluid is. En ‘Freesound’: in tegenstelling tot andere headsets, in de Freesound ® ’s zijn gerichte speakers geïntegreerd’, die een fantastisch stereo geluids kwaliteit te bieden, maar je oren niet raken! … De ultieme ‘hygiënische’ headset…. Lees verder…

rpda_870_p_font_low_20090419Wasserdichte und schlagfeste, also ruggedised PDAs finden Sie in unter RPDAs.
Vorgestellt werden unsere Neuentwicklung, die RPDA800 Familie sowie die sehr erfolgreichen Vorgänger: RPDA N560 auf der Basis des FSC LOOX 560 sowie den RPDA 696 mit dem Innenleben des Asus MyPal 696. Zubehör direkt zu Ihrem RPDA finden Sie auf den jeweiligen Produktseiten oder über den Menüpunkt Zubehör. Read more…

To get you started on the upgrade from Picasa 2.7 to Picasa 3, we’ve provided a detailed run-down of what’s new and what’s changed. This page explains the basics, but you’ll need to get your hands dirty to really appreciate the changes. Click the links below to learn more about each feature.


Eletech Electronics:
16025 Kaplan Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91744

933 Canada Ct.
City of Industry, CA 91748
(626) 839-1488


Bowman Displays:
648 Progress Avenue
Munster, IN 46321
(800) 922-9250

Dick Blick:
P.O. Box 1267
Galesburg, IL 61402
(800) 828-4548

Warwick Products Company:   Store fixtures, displays.

ELECTRONICS (from list by Paul Orselli)

7410 Pebble Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76118

Anatek:   Video and TV related electronics.
P.O. Box 1200
100 Merrimack Road
Amherst, NH 03031
(603)673-4342 Fax: (603)314-0350

River Falls, MN 56

Happ Controls:    Pushbuttons, pinball accessories, etc.
106 Garlisch Drive
Elk Grove, IL 60007
(888) BUY-HAPP

Hosfelt Electronics:
2700 Sunset Blvd.
Steubenville, OH 43952
(888) 264-6464 Fax: (800) 524-5414

1355 Shoreway Road
Belmont, CA 94002
(800) 831-4242

1000 North Main Street
Mansfield, Texas 76063
(800) 346-6873

4801 N. Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60640-4496
(773) 784-5100 Fax: (888) 551-4801

Markertek:   Cameras, cables, tools, audio equipment.
Great source for video production equipment and unusual stuff.
812 Kings Highway PO Box 397
Saugerties, New York 12477
(800) 522-2025 Fax: (845)246-1757

Radio Shack:

Ramsey Electronics:
Good source of electronics kits that can be turned into exhibits.
590 Fishers Station Dr.
Victor, NY 14564
(800) 446-2295 Fax: (585)924-4886

Solid State Advanced Controls:
Sometimes the only source for hard-to find electronic timers and other modules that do switching, current measuring, etc. generally for 120VAC circuits.

String Pots:
String Potentiometers = Potentiometer + Spring-Loaded Pulley.

Supercircuits:   Video and security equipment.
One Supercircuits Plaza
Liberty Hill, Texas 78642


100 Schmitt Boulevard
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(631) 630-0442



practicle Google app for managing your photographs on and for the web:


Sync your Picasa 3 and Picasa Web Albums edits

Tired of having to manually re-upload your photos after making further edits? By enabling ‘Sync to Web,’ edits made to your photos in Picasa 3 are automatically transferred to your corresponding online albums.


Retouch your images

Always want to be airbrushed? Use the Retouch tool to remove unsightly blemishes and improve photo quality. It can also help you to restore old photos with marks, water stains, and scratches to excellent condition.


Preview image files with Picasa Photo Viewer

The photo viewer is a fast, lightweight application for viewing images on your desktop or through Windows Explorer. Installed with Picasa 3, it lets you to take a quick look at images without having to fully open the Picasa 3 program.

movie maker

Create and edit movies

Combine your photos, videos, and music into a movie or use the editing room to trim your existing movies.


Capture your screen

Instantly take and import your screen captures and webcam captures into Picasa 3.


Add text or watermarks to your photos

You can easily personalize your photos using the Watermark and Text tools.


Print captions

Your captions are about to see a little more action. You can now print your captions or photo file names on or below your photos.


Upload easily to Picasa Web Albums

Use the Drop Box to hold quick uploads and upload throttling to multi-task during your upload.

PWA settings

Control your Picasa Web Albums settings

If you have an online album in Picasa Web Albums, you can now control the online settings through the corresponding folder or album in Picasa 3.

move folders

Manage folders on your computer

It’s now possible to move entire folders around on your hard drive from within Picasa 3.


Get more information about your photos

We’ve added new icons and tools to the Library view to quickly communicate useful information about your photos.