Excellent post-mortem from +Jeri Ellsworth on CastAR: CastAR VR / AR System – The 18 Month Story View this post on Google+
Interview with +Jeri Ellsworth on CastAR (starts at 7:38)http://revision3.com/tekzilla/cast-ar-vr-demo 3D Gaming Glasses That Don’t Suck! Stop YouTube Buffering Problems. Make Animated GIFs from Video Clips. Access Your Hard Drives Anywhere. 3D Gaming Technology That Doesn’t Suck! Stop YouTube Buffering Problems. Make Animated GIFs from Any Video Clip. Access Your Hard Drives Over the Internet. Best… Read More »
Razer Hydra is a pretty decent 6DOF tracker (position + orientation) for the price, so a natural choice. However, the controllers do not lend themselves very well for tracking props or an HMD due to their size and shape and no different sensor is available from Razer. Some people have attempted to disassemble the controller… Read More »
I have managed to score one of the free FT2232 breakout boards from Dangerous Prototypes and it has arrived some time later in mail. While I didn’t have an immediate need for another USB interface, I have decided to build the board as an SMT soldering practice. Most of the parts are 0805 and 1206… Read More »
Unfortunately the free hosting at Byethost.com started to go downhill towards unusable (slow, way too much functionality blocked resulting in broken scripts, unreliable/buggy uploads, …), so I have bitten the bullet and paid for commercial hosting instead. https://janoc.rd-h.com/ is now the authoritative source for things such as libndofdev and my other software.
I have released version libndofdev-0.3 after two years. It seems that the kernel developers have changed the Linux input driver and the SpaceNavigator sends the more logical EV_ABS instead of EV_REL events in recent kernels (confirmed in 2.6.35). This version supports both cases. I have also updated the example in the SpaceNavigator post accordingly. Download… Read More »
How to use the Logitech G15 gaming keyboard with Linux Download and install the g15lcd utility. I am using a small script to start it from my .xsession file. The script takes care of creating the FIFO the utility needs and starting it. In order to be able to use the various keys on the… Read More »
How to configure KDE to use Mozilla Thunderbird as an e-mail client. Download the script moztbremote and save it somewhere in your home directory. Let’s assume it is in ~/bin.The script assumes that Thunderbird is started by typing mozilla-thunderbird. This works on older Mandriva Linux. The stock Thunderbird and newer Mandriva (2010 and newer) uses… Read More »