The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Even more brief notes about a store

Again, I got up at some ungodly hour of the morning where we all proceeded to Perkins for breakfast, followed by a trip to the Lego Store.

[And yes, that velociraptor is made out of Lego bricks]

Unfortunately, I did not get any shots inside the store, as I was too busy drooling over all the sets for sale (I was particularly drooling over the Emerald Night Train set), and marvelling at a camera/video display they had set up. You could hold up a box of a kit to the camera, and on the video display, you could see yourself holding up the box, but the system would then add a 3D rendering of the kit on the box you were holding. And as you rotated the box around, the the 3D rendering would rotate with the box (and a few kits were even animated, like the Emerald Night Train).

Wow.

A few hours there, then we all started the drive back from Orlando.

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