The lights are on
Well-known tech dude Ben Heck has created a Portal t-shirt for Halloween that I think it would be hard not to be impressed by. As you can see in the picture above, the shirt creates a portal in the middle of your stomach...and shows the actual image of what's on the other side.
How is this dark magic accomplished? It turns out the "portal" on the shirt is actually a functioning LCD screen, and back of the shirt has a camera that is hooked up to the screen. Elaborate? Definitely. Unnecessarily complicated? Quite probably. Awesome? No doubt about it!
Check out the video of Ben Heck's show on Revision3 below to see the specifics on how he put this crazy thing together. And watch his website if you want the shirt for yourself, as apparently they'll be giving it away in the future.
Oh ***....this is so friggin awesome!
Although I think the trim/spiral/portal edges should have been either blue or orange instead of red.
It's all fun and games until someone tries throwing a cube through his stomach.
Yes, it is awesome.
An A+ for effort, always enjoy seeing tinkering videos... but not feelin' the end product so much.
haha. Ed Wood. Nice touch.
isn't the edge orange or blue? Otherwise, AWESOME SHIRT!
That is F*****g kick a**
Nerd! Nah, that's pretty awesome though.
"Excuse me, I bought this shirt but there is a portal in it"
"Do you have your receipt?"
That's some belly button.
that is *** awesome
The cake is a lie.
I want one.
It is very very cool and I hate to be a b***h BUT a portal wouldn't show what's on the other side of the body - it would show what the other portal is facing. If he wants it to really be like the portals in the game, it should have a blue one somewhere else on the shirt or even on some other object and the camera would pick up whatever it is facing and the blue one would show whatever the red one is facing...am I right? Yes I am!
Imagine if they could COMBINE the LCD screen and the camera, but do it in a way that the camera was not blocked at any point by the screen. Do this with enough cameras and screens, and you could have an invisibility suit. Can you say, "Using my Activ Camo"?
this is awesome
that is awesame!!!!! :]