Walking the not-cheap green walk at LRRD.

Walking the not-cheap green walk at LRRD.

  Three years ago, an NSF reviewer who rejected a proposal including our models wrote they were “too expensive,” and we should “provide them at cost.”  He meant “cost of parts,” a terribly flawed idea. Our basic Em2...

Amazing augmented reality Kinect sandbox.

Amazing augmented reality Kinect sandbox.

Oliver Kreylos at UC Davis has just posted this video showing an amazing hands on “augmented reality” (AR) tool built with a sandbox, Microsoft Kinect sensor, and a digital projector.  From the project home page:  Together with the UC Davis...

Education and Outreach at LRRD.

Education and Outreach at LRRD.

Christina and Nathan teach at EcoU summer camp Editor’s note:  This is the second of what I hope are many posts written by our new Creative Director Alee Quick. At LRRD, we have a strong commitment to using our products for education, and we’re happy...

Why I have no time for science blogging!

Why I have no time for science blogging!

  We are insanely busy at LRRD these days, with consulting, R&D, preparation for GSA-Denver, starting new research, and shipping at least a dozen of our new Em2 models as they’re built. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on, just in the last...

Gravel roads, NSF, dumpster diving, IGERT students.

Gravel roads, NSF, dumpster diving, IGERT students.

A few photos from today’s work. Little River Research & Design is on a roll.  Like the kind I remember on gravel roads in Arkansas way back, mostly great fun but with seriously unpleasant jolts. Bumps like a rejection from NSF last week. And very cool...