Because I want to occupy myself with “fiducials” (objects with appropriate markers on the bottom and eventually the sides) in the future, I was looking for a pretty solution and got inspired by Marcel Vincent and his table. He uses self-illuminated LED-cubes, which are driven by a few batteries. I ordered three of these cubes on ebay last week and upgraded them with fiducial markers today. Let’s have a look at the result:
The blank LED-cubes with the power-switch on the top.
The LED-cubes after their upgrade. There’s a marker on each side and a fifth on the bottom.
And this is the final result. Each cube is driven by three included button cells and there’s another pack of three extra button cells per cube included. Thanks again to Marcel for inspiring me with his cool idea.
As I had to do it as a demonstration for my diploma thesis anyway, I made a short movie of some applications running on my table. As already mentioned in the movie description: the table isn’t working very precise yet, so please consider that before hating on my baby!
P.S. Thanks to the great creators of all these wonderful applications, which made it possible, to demonstrate my table!