This pretty much just feels like Google goggles, and even I played with that for a bit and never used it again. The use case mentioned seems plausible, but I also like to think that price is not always the only factor to consider. Immediacy of a purchase can outweight any given “savings”, unless it’s
An interesting article on Fast Company likening bendy screens to 3DTV. I didn’t think too much of the Kinetic, and here’s another video of Samsung’s version – but the bendy E-Ink version reminded me of stuff from the FutureVision video from Microsoft. Maybe it will have its place?
From the University of Munich, technology originally used to find faults in cables is now being experimented with to turn everyday objects into touch sensitive devices. The video explains it all. Pretty awesome. I like the touch enabled garbage bin video game controller.
Radar like sensors bring touch sensitivity to everyday items – The Verge
I always love keeping a close eye on all things Google (and no, not so I can make fun of it… ). This alliance sounds pretty interesting, and only shows the space is heating up. I still hate the term “cloud” though.
Seven Clouds Align Around Google Apps | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com.
Supposedly the next big thing – wearable displays. In work design jam sessions we did a few concepts and brainstorming around this and there’s definitely a cool factor to it. I actually think the small display behaviour of the Lytro camera was a great example of how a tiny touch interface could work. This design
Now this device is strange… It’s part of Nokia’s research team’s exploration into flexible displays and screens. So it’s flexible, and uses flexing movements to navigate. The reviewer tells us it actually feels quite intuitive… it’s interesting to watch, but I don’t know if I’m 100% sold. Touching and swiping seems so much easier!