Turns out Photosynth is pretty good at recording large displays that are too big to get on one image.
It does 2 jobs; giving you the ability to administer your Vimeo account on the go, but more importantly, shoot, edit and upload videos just from your mobile. It makes for a great digital storytelling tool.
At school, I spent more time than was healthy trying to create a synth epic a la Vangelis using the music department’s (at the time quite advanced) Roland D20. Unsuccessfully, as it turned out.
The keyboard had cost over £1200,
All I wanted to do here was record the reasons behind going for this device rather than the Nintendo DSi as it might be interesting to look back in 12 months to see what she’s done with it; has she enjoyed it, does she regret not getting the Nintendo, is she getting things from it we didn’t anticipate.
It throws up 2 tricky questions for me, though…
Following on from last week’s post on augmented reality, watching this video made me realise that AR needs to work differently if it’s going to be realy useful. It’s not enough to be direction and distance aware. The app somehow needs to be able to see the world as humans see it.
I’ve been having my first foray into the world of augmented reality via the iPhone. Although the current generation of apps looks promising I feel we’re still a away from making AR really exciting, accessible and cool.
I’m going all gooey about AudioBoo at the moment. It’s sat around in the perpiphery of my vision for a while now but in the last month or so I’ve started to see it as a really useful addition to my network of tools, especially now I’m a JesusPhone user.
Here’s why I’m gushing…