July 18th, 2006

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Фишка дня/Тенденции: The LED Pong hat_


The LED Pong hatIf for some reason you feel the need to sport a set of obnoxious LED displays on your head, you might as well go all out and embed them in the ugliest hat you can find. Lain over at LushProjects is one person who felt such a need, and spent over six months designing and building the, um, unique piece of headwear you see pictured above -- which besides displaying the text message of your choice, also throws down a pretty mean game of Pong or simulated Space Invaders. To liven things up a bit, Lain even tossed in a microphone and amp, so that fellow concert-goers need only glance over at his creation for a graphical representation of the music blasting at a show. We're not sure if the hat actually lets you play a real game of Pong or not, but even if it does, having strangers stand inches from our face while tugging on our ear flaps doesn't sound all that appealing - we'll stick with our Pong clock for now, thanks.
Read

http://www.engadget.com/2006/07/17/the-led-pong-hat/
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Lushprojects.com: Hat Hack - 2005/6_
http://www.lushprojects.com/hhack/

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HACK A DAY: Pong LED hat_
http://misc.hackaday.com/entry/1234000890073798/

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MAKE: Blog: Pong hat_
http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2006/07/pong_hat.html

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2006.07.20:
3DNews: Шапка-ушанка с монитором и играми_
http://www.3dnews.ru/news/shapka_ushanka_s_monitorom_i_igrami-174441/