"Selfie" is a word that has only found itself more deeply embedded in our pop culture vernacular in 2014. Certainly electronic dance music duo the Chainsmokers have played a role in this with their hit song simply titled "Selfie." Ellen DeGeneres's Oscar selfie, which has been retweeted more than 3 million times, helped the cause as well. But now iStrategyLabs is putting a new twist on the word with its latest invention.
"S.E.L.F.I.E.," the company says, is an acronym that stands for "Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine." Still a work in progress, the product is a two-way mirror that snaps a photo of you.
"Triggered by simply standing in front of the mirror and holding a smile, hidden LED's indicate a countdown, then simulate a 'flash' as your photo is taken," iStrategyLabs' Margot Mausner wrote on the developer's blog. "The photo is then automatically posted to Twitter (with a watermark/logo)."
A webcam and Mac mini sit behind the two-way mirror and serve to power the camera andRead More »from This Mirror Takes Your Selfies and Posts Them to Social Media