We believed that slide projectors were no longer in production. The VRC was wrong.
Slide projectors like the one on the left are still being handcrafted in Lyon, France and distributed by Hammacher Schlemmer.
New technology will link digital images to create three-dimensional models with incredible zoom capabilities.
Using photos of oft-snapped subjects (like Notre Dame) scraped from around the Web, Photosynth creates breathtaking multidimensional spaces with zoom and navigation features that outstrip all expectation. Its architect, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, shows it off in this standing-ovation demo: