With the holiday season fast approaching, multiplexes have begun filling up with the Nazi-themed award magnets that always seem to flood the market at the end of the year. However, amidst the plethora of films filled with series English actors in sharp Teutonic uniforms a single high budget, special effects crammed movie squeezed into theaters on December 12th. The Day The Earth Stood Still, a remake of the canonical 1951 science-fiction film, switches out a widowed secretary for an astrobiologist played by Jennifer Connelly, and attempts to earn the science in science-fiction. So, does the science hold up?
These video glasses project portable flicks on a big screen that only you can see
By Adam M. BrightPosted 08.31.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Tired of squinting at blockbusters on a three-inch portable media player? Connect your device to a personal-display headset, and movies will appear on a virtual three-foot screen that seems to float several feet in front of your face. The goggles let you watch movies from media players, phones and laptops; they can also show films in stereoscopic 3-D. Images from tomorrow´s visors will look even more natural-and so will the headsets.