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Infra-red invisibility cloak for tanks

09/06/2011, Hiding something as large as a tank on the battlefield can be quite a challenge, and gone are the days when you stick some branches here and there over the tank in a jungle setting – perhaps with the introduction of an infra-red invisibility...

Sewell InjectIR lets your remotes work with hidden devices

08/04/2011, If you’re a fan of keeping your home theater devices in cabinets or hard to access areas because you find them unsightly, you might have trouble using the remote control because of how infrared works. With infrared, the remote control has to be in...

Magpix IR-101 Midnight/Shot lets you take infrared photographs

04/01/2011, Wanted to shoot your own artsy Kinect photographs or capture pictures of wildlife at night, but didn’t have access to any infrared-sensitive cameras? While infrared cameras aren’t exactly new technology, they’re not very common and are...

Tupperware Turret fires an Airsoft pistol

04/01/2011, Who would’ve thought that a Tupperware could be turned into something so fearsome? A hobbyist named Chris from PyroElectro recently modified a Tupperware container with a PIC microcontroller, servo, IR receiver, and a sawed-off Airsoft pistol to...

Infrared paintings that can only be seen through a digital camera

03/04/2011, Two Toronto-based artists have come up with a new way to express art on canvas. Their new series of paintings called Take a Picture might look like a series of blank canvases to the naked eye, but when you pull out your camera and look at the canvases...

Turn your iPhone into an RC toy controller

01/25/2011, Steve Jobs pretty much meant using your iPhone for everything when he said “there’s an app for that”. In this case, we’re talking about controlling an RC car with your iPhone. Sure you won’t be able to do it without the help...

New Infrared Camera Offers Significantly Better Resolution

12/12/2010, The Predator is probably a creature that made many folks interested in infrared cameras and now researchers at Northwestern University have come up with a new infrared imaging system that offers a 16-fold increase in resolution over long wavelength...