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Author Topic: Real magic wands  (Read 2934 times)


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Real magic wands
« on: October 31, 2007, 01:24 PM »
From a posting made by Raymond Chen on his blog (, there's a group making magic wands that use accelerometers to detect certain motions or taps and can display messages in the air based on those motions:

The wand is a magical device for casting spells. Spells are cast by either waving the wand around or tapping the wand on a hard surface.


When a spell is successfully cast on the wand, the wand replies with a message. Messages are viewed by waving the wand quickly back and forth in front of you. Glowing gems display the message in red letters in midair.

Pretty neat!

edited: please attach screenshots to interesting posts like this:
« Last Edit: October 31, 2007, 01:40 PM by mouser »


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Re: Real magic wands
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2007, 07:12 PM »
Ohmajgårf that's cool! :-*
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