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Gizmodo Gallery: NYC

Ali and I lined up yesterday for one of five nights of the nerd orgy that is the Gizmodo Gallery. It’s traveled all over the country, showcasing the some of the latest and coolest technology, as well as some old school gadgets on display. It was a night filled with beer, pancakes, Call of Duty, singing Tesla coils, and lots and lots of nerd boners. Here are some of the highlights:

cheeto

The World’s Biggest Cheeto. This was so hard not to eat.

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Etch-A-Sketch 3D. You really had to be there to get the full impact of this one. But yes, it’s everything you’d imagine.

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Touch-screen vending machine. Unfortunately, they were all sold out. But I seriously can’t wait until these are out in the world. They’re pretty fuckin’ cool. And the bottles are an all new aluminum design not on the market yet. Though Ali and I chanced upon some Sprite Green a few weeks back being handed out in the bottles and they’re pretty cool too.

103tv

A 103″ plasma-screen TV. Each one of these game screens was bigger than any TV I’ve ever owned. I would love to have one of these covering my entire wall.

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Mirror Painter. The best description of this is just to watch the video.

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You can basically disregard the guitar aspect of this device. It’s essentially a synth/Theremin hybrid. Just diddle those lasers and stroke that pitch-shifter.

legowall

Giant, collaborative Lego wall.

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Arkeg Drink ‘N’ Game. This was one of the coolest things there. An arcade game that had a keg and tap built in. Bonus points for the double-pun in the name.

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PANCAKE MACHINE!

scrambler

This jacket comes equipped with a gear that scrambles TV signals, including CCTVs. The description said that this was useful for “covert operations in…big box stores.”

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A real drum machine. This drum kit was mounted with robotic arms which were controlled by a synth/MIDI controller.

And closing out the night was a raffle that we didn’t stay for. But before that, ArcAttack performed using their singing Tesla coils with some backup from the synth-controlled drum kit seen in the video above.

More photos and videos.

– Christian BC

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Comments on: "Gizmodo Gallery: NYC" (4)

  1. Yeah, it was pretty fantastic. I think it came through Las Vegas.

  2. I definitely missed it. lol

    The videos definitely help paint a clear picture though, thanks!

  3. email us your Arkeg vid and we’ll post it on our Facebook page and site. Thanks for the enthusiastic response!

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