Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac demonstrates the Atari Hotz Box, which is a vest that you can play like drums. The Hotz Box invented by Jimmy Hotz and first manufactured by Atari. Starting with an early Hotz MIDI vest and progressing to the Atari Hotz Box at NAMM shows, this includes show performances by Mick Fleetwood, Jon Anderson, Paul Haslinger, Scott Gershin and other friends.
The 2015 Gadget Freak of the Year goes to the DDV-IP -- or, a Drink Deliver Vehicle – Inverted Pendulum. The gadget is a two-wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on a hot summer day. A wireless RF remote enables manual control of the device beyond the act of self-balancing. All of the features of the DDV-IP result in an effective delivery vehicle while providing entertainment to the users.
If you have a Gadget Freak project, we have a reader who wants to make it. And not only will you get your 15 minutes of fame on our website and social media channels, you will also receive $500 and be automatically entered into the 2015 Gadget Freak of the Year contest.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.