Before jumping right into becoming the next James Neely or Moose Peterson, you're going to have get situated with your new digital SLR. No matter if you purchased the Canon EOS 5D Mark II body and lens separately or together, you've got everything you need to get started excep ...more
There seems to be a renewed interest of late in the great beyond that is space. After the Red Bull Space Jump and the retirement of space shuttle Endeavor, space is kind of cool again. The easiest way to get in on the astronomy action at home is to check out the starry skies ...more
This shows you how to modify a webcam so that you can attach it to a telescope. Just think, you'll never have to look in that eyepiece again. Just stuff this thing down there.
This video shows us the procedure to use an iPhone with a microscope using iMicroscope. Open the application and focus the object correctly in the microscope. Bring the camera in the phone near the eye piece and click a photo once you get the object correctly focused. Hit 'Use ...more
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about capturing digital photos with the Meade Deep Sky Imager. The universe is out there, and you can take a picture of it. The user-frie ...more
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade ETX-AT Series Telescope to ogle the universe. You don’t need to know star charts and celestial coordinates to find ...more
Eventually, even the most private company has to file its patents and unveil its tightly-held secrets, and Magic Leap is no exception. The US Patent and Trademark Office recently published a treasure trove of Magic Leap patent applications that appear to provide more details ...more
Modern warfare takes on a more literal translation with the advent of new augmented reality displays revealed recently by the US Army to improve soldiers' situational awareness on the battlefield. A new helmet-mounted displays, named Tactical Augmented Reality (TAR), integrat ...more
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade EXT Premier Telescope to ogle the universe. Just because a star may be millions of years old, doesn't mean it shoul ...more
Mad Eye Moody's magical eye from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is a character all its own, moving freely and seeing what to others is hidden, especially when it comes to student mischief. Watch this video to learn how to craft your own eye using a bottle cap, spray pa ...more
In this video, learn how to take apart any old lenses you may have a fuse them together into the ultimate SuperMacro lens. This absolutely gorgeous tutorial will show you, step by step, exactly how to create this fantastic eye piece and take incredible photos with it.
This video shows Nikon Autofocus setting for action. Getting started on setting up the AF for action. 1:Set for AF continuous drive 2:Set for Auto-Area AF 3:Set for 3D Matrix metering 4:Set for CL or CH mode For high speed shooting in RAW file format, SanDisk Extreme IV series ...more
How do you safely store your augmented, virtual, or mixed reality headset when you're not using it? Cybust hopes you're willing to shell out $89 to display it like a sculpture around your house. Don't Miss: What's the Difference Between Augmented, Virtual, & Mixed Reality? ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to make a Universal Soldier eye. You will need: old head set, cardboard, hot glue gun, screwdriver, pen, flash light, knife, saw, black paint, and masking tape. First take the cardboard and cut it out into two rectangles. Place these around the he ...more
Master director Steven Spielberg's virtual reality epic Ready Player One is coming to theaters in just a few weeks, but you can get an early look at some of the best parts the latest trailer, "Come With Me," which was revealed on Thursday. But while the film is supposed to be ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Dora from "Dora the Explorer: Pirate Adventure". Start out by drawing the outline for the character. Then, add in the details for the body, including the hand holding an eyepiece. From here, you will start to add in color to the hands and ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Nikon digiscopes. This means taking digital pictures with a digital camera through a lens. You can use two different versions of lenses with the Nikon Coolpix camera. You will need an eyepiece to use the camera with these lenses. You can g ...more
Learn the basic information on eyepieces for your telescope, so you can gaze at the stars correctly in Amateur Astronomy for Beginners - Eyepieces. Learn the difference between low, medium, and high power eyepieces.
This video shows you how to properly focus your video camera. Usually cameras have two focusing modes, manual and automatic. Despite the sophistication of modern cameras and their auto focusing modes, manual focusing still gives the person operating the camera the most control ...more
As discussed earlier, there are many ways to view the upcoming solar eclipse, whether it be with actual eclipse glasses, welder's lenses, eclipse-approved filters, or a solar telescope. If you can't get your hands on any of those, the safest way to view the solar eclipse this ...more
So you've got your Spider-man costume nearly completed - you just need to figure out how to create his lenses. This tutorial shows an easy and inexpensive way to create the eye pieces and then attach them to your face mask.
Microsoft Research has published a technical paper reviewing their work with near-eye displays for virtual and augmented reality to project phase-only holograms. The team built a holographic projector that displayed a series of sub-holograms, which allowed the hologram to dis ...more