Absolutely Insane Home Automation system…….

NERD, Technology
I don't think I've seen anything geekier than this.....I absolutely love it. A Star Trek fan who's -- obviously -- very good with wiring, electronics and programming has created this LCARS type controller to control just about everything in his house. Have a peek at the video below to get a better idea at what this guy has accomplished. Absolutely wonderful :-).His webpage is in German, but has a very good collage of pics about the project. Well worth the trip.
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Samson strikes again…..This time with Q3….

audio, Technology, Video
I love the Samson guys, they introduce a product, listen to the customers, improve the product and release it at a more affordable price. Q3 is their latest creation and it goes straight after all you pod/vod casters out there. Need to do a interview, gotta have good video....and need to have the best sound, well if you've got $250 bucks then Q3 is your friend. The Q3 Handy Video Recorder brings Samsons renowned audio technology to the camcorder, making it the best sounding video camcorder you've ever heard. So throw away your Creative Vado/Flip HD gadget and step up to video with "Real" sound. After all "Apocalypse Now" still looks good on VHS 'cause it had kick ass audio.The Q3 uses the same microphone capsules as our industry-leading H4n Handy…
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Streaming Live 2K DCinema content using Bittorrent….

bittorrent, DCinema, Technology
Recently the Far North Living Lab started by the Nothern Research Institute in Norway did a successful transmission test of 2K Digital Cinema material to a Theater using BitTorrent technology. They used the (EU Funded) Tribler BitTorrent client to stream a full blown film at full 2K resolution.The lab’s launch was held at a local movie theater where the film “Carved” by Jonas Rejman was projected, with consent from the copyright holder of course. This is a digital streaming world premiere for BitTorrent, and one that shows how the technology can actually help digital cinema and independent filmmakers.At the moment most digital movies are distributed on hard disks costing up to $2000 for each copy. BitTorrent has the power to change this outdated distribution method and get smaller budget films…
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