Connected devices are everywhere these days and it’s only the beginning. A new report from Cisco predicts that by the end of 2012 there will be more mobile-connected devices than humans! Some of these devices will undoubtedly be attributed to MaKey MaKey, the new Kickstarter project that is taking the Internet by storm. Described by its creators as an “invention kit for the 21st century,” it can turn virtually anything you can think of – from bananas to beach balls – into a connected object. We think it’d be a great addition to any prototype session or hacking experiment.
It seems the sky’s the limit in terms of what you can do with Microsoft’s Kinect. The Chaotic Moon Labs created a Board of Awesomeness aka a Kinect-controlled longboard. Our good friends at Odopod used it to create an interactive window installation. And then there’s the group of scientists that are using the motion-sensing device to study glaciers in Norway. One thing’s for certain… Kinect is one awesome piece of technology.