As technology evolves, so does the potential for increasingly scary and horrific looks this Halloween. Check this guy out for a prime example. By taping a pair of iPad 2s to his body - one on his chest, the other on his back - Mark Rober managed to create the gaping stomach effect famously bestowed upon Goldie Hawn in Death …
Finally a use for the iPad2...
But a £800 Halloween costume?
Wow, that looks absolutely...
Filming screens seldom looks great
It probably looked a bit better in reality, probably not £800 better though.
Sir, I salute you !
There's only one tiny problem with this
the lag from using facetime plus the narrowed angle of view from the camera make the effect look a bit ... well ... completely shit.
It would look much better if he stood in front of something that is not the same colour as the tee-shirt. . White shirt, with white background = no hole effect.
Think he got the idea from...
...ThinkGeeks Portal T-Shirt:
Would have been considerably cheaper too.
Better with two screens connected using a cable.
Nice idea though.
That would have been cool if...
...it had actually worked.
He could have at least turned the brightness down to approximate the lighting in the room.
Also, as he turns the viewport into the hole moves in the wrong direction... poor.
Been done better 3 year ago - http://www.instructables.com/id/Death-Becomes-Her-Halloween-Costume/
Sorry, but all I'm getting here is Teletubbies.....
would have been better if the screen on the back wasn't at least a foot higher than the one on the front...
a few dozen more and
he'll be invisible
Hue lag, I thought the iPads are smooth? Doesn't look like..
Meh, it's been done
Years ago, using cheap digicams.I first saw this sort of thing back in 2005. Granted, it required the ability to take apart a digital camera without destroying it, but it only cost about $100 and didn't need wifi.
Ben Heck... bindun
Yeah that looks great
Except that the rear screen is higher than the front screen so the hole isn't even synchronous, and of course, it looks shit anyway.
... At the very least align the holes and turn down the brightness of the screens. And while you're at it, properly *HIDE* the screen corners...
A for concept, F for execution.
After all that effort and he couldn't even be bothered to align the iPads front and back? Epic fail.
The Gaping Hole
The gaping hole also confirms that he has sold his soul to Apple Inc.
Good idea, poorly executed
Will wait for the second rev...
Neat idea, but...
...he could at least have tried to get the two iPads lined up at the same level on his front and back. Plus the lighting issues, etc. already mentioned. And, of course, the most important way in which this fails to convince - there's absolutely no impression that you're looking through an actual hole, the edges of which are surrounded by assorted gore, guts and chitlins.
So, overall, more sort of Teletubbies than Death Becomes Her really...
Still, got to give the chap points for at least trying...
He's like a kiddy widdy.
Tough crowd today! I won't even bother showing you my invisibility cloak.
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