#1
Okay, I did a quick search and didn't find anything (searched 'maestro lasers') so hopefully this hasn't been shown before.

http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/05/maestro-guitar-attachment-shows-you-how-to-shred-with-lasers/

If it works how it says, it's a great idea. Although I was under the impression a program couldn't generate tab from an mp3.
ProTone Pedals: Attack Overdrive
Fractal Audio: AxeFX 2
Engl: Fireball 60
Zilla: Fatboy 2x12
Carvin: DC700
Carvin: Vader 7
Schecter: KM-7 MKii
Schecter: Banshee 8 Passive
Jackson: DK2M
#2
Sorry to get you're hopes up

It's not executed greatly I'll admit, but I imagin it would help beginners alot for when the teacher isnt around. Nice gimmick lol

It's a damn awesome quote
ProTone Pedals: Attack Overdrive
Fractal Audio: AxeFX 2
Engl: Fireball 60
Zilla: Fatboy 2x12
Carvin: DC700
Carvin: Vader 7
Schecter: KM-7 MKii
Schecter: Banshee 8 Passive
Jackson: DK2M