News: Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

Ever been warned that sitting too close to the TV might damage your eyesight? It won't. That probably won't stop this electronic View-Master from giving your poor mother a heart attack, however.

Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

Tuttle of Hacker Consortium writes,

"[The toy has] 2 Colby 1.5 inch digital key chain picture frames lined up with each lens to create a digital stereoscope [...]. The two new digital screens sit in line with where the original design would have the dual film images sitting.

Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

When you pull the lever, it taps a switch inside the gizmo to progress to the next image. Power is on the top, USB ports on the side. Just plug 'er in load your images and or charge the screens, then you're good to go."

Hacked View-Master Displays Digital Photos in 3D

If you're interested in building one yourself (and, naturally, unafraid of voiding the View-Master warranty), rejoice: the creator reports that a step-by-step guide is in the works. Check back for the link.

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