iPad FaceTime Halloween Costume Lets You See Right Through Your Body

Sunday October 30, 2011 8:51 PM PDT by Arnold Kim

As noted by Gizmodo, one NASA engineer has used the iPad 2's FaceTime video conferencing feature to his advantage when creating a Halloween costume:
A very smart dude by the name of Mark Rober figured out that if you strap two iPad 2's to yourself, you can create this incredible, freaky hole effect.
The two video conferenced iPads gives the impression of a gaping hole in the middle of his torso.

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Posted: 39 months ago
Or you could just cut a real hole in your body. It'd be a lot cheaper, not to mention more realistic.
Rating: 20 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
No one is bothered that it's not alligned?
Rating: 19 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
"And if the party is sucky there's always Angry Birds"

I Lol'd!
Rating: 12 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
God this is great.
Rating: 9 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
If the screens were less brighter, it'd make for a pretty realistic "hole."
Rating: 6 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago

How hard would it be to at least line up the entrance and exit holes?


But then the illusion wouldn't work as the iPad camera is not in the middle of the iPad - the iPad camera on the rear iPad has to be in the same position as the middle of the screen on the front iPad, so the two iPads have to be offset.
Rating: 6 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
haha, thats pretty awesome.
Rating: 4 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
Hahaha that's great. I'm guessing it might look better in-person, cuz the camera recording the screens makes a lot of glare
Rating: 4 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
Personally I think it's a completely unrealistic "hole in the body" effect - you can see the rest of the iPad screen beneath his clothes and it doesn't even align properly

In fact, I think it looked more like this



than some amazing hallowe'en stunt
Rating: 4 Votes
Posted: 39 months ago
Now we know how Goldie Hawn did that in Death Becomes Her!
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Rating: 3 Votes

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