From the coming month’s issue of Wired, check out this Millennium Falcon, origami style – oh yeah! Can’t get enough of origami? The creator, Philip Schulz, has a website full of Star Wars origami directions, from Star Destroyer to Destroyer Droid, TIE Fighter, almost every ship in the imperial and rebel fleet.
For now, here’s the Millennium Falcon, click on it to enlarge…
Maybe 3D holograms are not the very latest in trend, but these are! The geniuses at ICT Graphics Lab of USC have managed to create these holographic displays via a new low cost method, which means bring a geek’s dream to reality has just become much more easier!
I won’t even go into how it was done, it wasn’t simple, but the whole process involved the clever use of spinning mirrors, high-speed DLP projections and lots of calculations in order to get the correct and most precise positioning. The result, Star Wars TIE Fighter brought to life!
Watch the video below, it’s really interesting!