Month: December 2012
SNES (Super Nintendo Emulated System)
Going back to the days of ITX computer case mods, I’ve had the desire to place a computer inside of a stock Super Nintendo case. Instead of the project being a simple case mod, I’ve wanted to configure the computer in such a way as to maintain a console playing experience, with the additional benefit of having a full-fledged computer under the hood. I’ve done my research here and there, and everywhere I possibly could, to see how this combination could work. With the Raspberry Pi, I finally found a […]
Fire Department Gets New Mascot
Many thanks to FamiLAB for providing the great space where I could create “Sparky” the dalmatian for The City Of Casselberry. Sparky joined the city’s holiday parade along with elves, floats, reindeer and Santa. Music was playing and all the lights were flashing in the evening sky as the parade was escorted by the police and fire department. For three exciting nights The City Of Casselberry along with their new mascot “Sparky” spread holiday cheer throughout the city. Sparky was a big hit as he gave out candy and dog treats. The gala concluded […]
December 2012 Open House with Oculus VR!
The last open house of 2012 wrapped up, and I’m making a note here, huge success! It’s hard to overstate my satisfaction! We had quite the line for demoing the Oculus VR headset,and as this picture shows, John Lamp approves!: The Christmas tree lit up to music, and we had quite the crowd interested in what we do. With a lot of interest in the 3d printers, laser cutter, and a certain, secret Raspberry Pi Project (Shameless plug) that I’ve been working on… Thanks to the Oculus VR […]
Breaking News!: Oculus VR Headset at Open House
Breaking news! Reps from the Oculus Virtual Reality Headset will be at FamiLAB’s Open House TONIGHT, December 4th, 2012, to demonstrate their VR Headset, and Unreal integration demo! RSVP is not required, but if you let us know you are coming, we can make sure you know how to find our space, and we know how many cookies to buy! FamiLAB Open House RSVP. The Lab address, etc. are also on our Contact Us page… Can’t make the Open House? Check out the rest of our Public Classes & […]
FamiLAB Holiday Extravaganza 2.0!
It’s that time of year again! Time to let-loose and party like it’s 1999. Or something… It’s our annual members-only holiday party! Please take a moment to fill out this RSVP form so we know how many people to expect and what they are bringing! The 90s may have been a literal century ago – just kidding, it’s only been TWENTY TO THIRTY YEARS – but that doesn’t mean they didn’t know how to party. We’re going to see how we go about recreating these legendary bashes or just giving […]
December Open House!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!, and our next open house Is Tuesday, December 4th, 2012. With the donations of many of our very generous members, we have purchased a 14′ Christmas tree! We’ll have computer controlled lights on it, but we’re in desperate need of ornaments! If you have any ornaments that you would like to donate that isn’t willfully offensive, or vulgar, we’ll be happy to string them up on the tree! :) RSVP is not required, but if you let us know you are coming, […]