Archives for July 2009

TI Boy – TI-84 Gameboy Emulator

A Gameboy Emulator has been created for the Texas Instruments graphic calculators. It is compatible with TI-83+SE, TI-84+, and TI-84+SE calculators and has advanced far enough that it does more then the original black and white that the first emulator was capable of. As of now it can render 4 greyscales and gives you the ability to switch over the blacks and whites.

The software was written by Brendan Fletcher and it runs on the Z-80 based calculators due to the CPU’s being similar. [Read more…]

Stop Motion Lego Arcade

This stop motion video was created by Michael Hickox and features 6 1980’s retro style arcade games. The results are quite cool and do bring back a bunch of memories.

Pacman for example has all the noises, ghosts, pac-dots and power pellets and when pacman eats one of the ghosts who turns blue and then you see the eyes make it back to it’s home in the middle of the screen. [Read more…]

DuoSense Touchscreen Controller – 10+ Touch Points

Fujitsu and N-Trig have teamed up to created a new touchscreen controller named DuoSense. The display is multitouch and will allow for 10 or more simultaneous touch points at very high refresh rates. Like it’s predecessor (also named the DuoSense) this controller also uses capacitive touch making it possible to use both pen and fingers if needed. The display is transparent and sits on top of your display. The electronics needed to run the DuoSense are tucked around the edge of the frame. [Read more…]