Written, directed and animated by Crush’s animation director Christopher Minos, Knight Fever was produced using a mix of 2D and 3D techniques and took approximately 2 years to realize. It’s first official screening was just a few days ago at the LA Short Film Festival.
The James Dyson Award design competition has a simple, broad mandate: “Design something that solves a problem.” Shown here is one of the entries, The Access, a handicap-friendly fitness center designed to be used by the wheelchair-bound and able-bodied alike.
You can check out the rest of the entries (and vote on them, with free registration) at this link. The list is fun to go through–the competition’s broad mandate means you’ll see everything from surfing gear and automobile safety devices to “bionic cockpits” and wristwatches that display your current biological rhythms.
Robotics design is continually making all those creepy robot-takeover concepts part of our future reality. Check this thing out. It’s a ‘robot’ that imitates the actions of a worm but has the uncanny creepy factor of a maggot when you continue to watch it move. As soon as someone attaches some kind of weird syringe-probe thing? We’re done. … Read More