Forum member speccy telephoned the Waterways Visitor Centre Dublin and was told that Steorn is in fact holding a demo there beginning tomorrow, Tuesday December 15th. It will be opening at 10am for invited guests and at 1pm for members of the public.
Steorn has promised to stream video of the demo over the web, and sure enough a Steorn stream has appeared on LiveStream.com, with the description “Live Stream from Waterways Dublin of Steorn Demo”. It is currently password protected and broadcasting only a test pattern:
Steorn has also gone public with the brief ad video that was leaked to the web several days ago, posting it to their official YouTube channel:
In yet another sign that Steorn is preparing for a new wave of public attention, they have re-opened their online public forum to accept membership applications.
Several members of Steorn’s inner circle of 300 engineers have written blog posts anticipating the impending demo:
Finally, media coverage begins with a post on Engadget, reiterating their disbelief that Steorn has what it claims:
And, Rupert Goodwins at zdnet.com is hoping to stop by and check out the demo himself: