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Window Hack – How to Make Virtual Windows!

Personally, I prefer real views but if your house doesn’t have an oceanview, perhaps facing your neighbor’s wall, do not worry as you can install a virtual window that lets you display great sceneries like the famed San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, aquarium, or anything you can think of.

Two 46-inch Panasonic TC-P46G10 plasma screens bring the images to life. They are fed by an Apple Mac Pro workstation in the adjacent room running custom OS X software called Winscape. Using the displays’ physi

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HACK – Window shade also acts as a solar powered Window Light!

Wow, check out this awesome window shade that also acts as a solar powered light!

This is a continuation of a project from Design for the 5 Senses that I worked on with Michael Jefferson and Jae In Lee. It’s a window shade that doubles as a light. One set of strings would be to control the level of sunlight by adjusting the height of the shade. The other set of strings controls the light level. I didn’t have time to add a solar component to it f

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