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Tag: Touchscreen

Remote Control Watch: Change Channels From Your Wrist

Remote Control Watch: Change Channels From Your Wrist
This may just look like a cheap watch from China, but it’s actually a fully-functional infrared universal remote control with a touchscreen interface. This remote control wristwatch can operate most popular brands of televisions and DVD players using a tiny touchscreen interface.

World’s Smallest Mobile Phone Fits in a Watch

World’s Smallest Mobile Phone Fits in a Watch
A while back I told you about a watch out of China that had a mobile phone built into it. Unfortunately, that ended up being a cheap knockoff of the real deal by Australia’s SMS Technology, and was subsequently pulled off the shelves.

IPhone Knock-Off of the Week

IPhone Knock-Off of the Week
Now that Apple’s iPhone has hit the market, it’s time for a bunch of the cheap knock-offs from the Far East to start popping up. This iPhone clone is for those of you who want to look like you have an iPhone, but can’t afford it (or don’t actually need any of it’s best features.)

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen
HP wowed crowds with this amazing, massive multi-touch display wall at this past week’s Wall Street Journal D5 Conference. The 16 x 8-foot interactive display allowed multiple visitors to simultaneously control audio, video, photos and other multimedia content using their hands to navigate.

Apple iPhone Release Date Confirmed

Apple iPhone Release Date Confirmed
Apple today released a series of television advertisements which reveal the official release date for the highly-anticipated iPhone mobile media powerhouse. The ads confirm a release date of June 29, 2007, keeping Apple’s original promise of a June launch.

Microsoft Surface: Interactive Multi Touch Tabletop Computer Revealed

Microsoft Surface: Interactive Multi Touch Tabletop Computer Revealed
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new product line known as Surface. The tabletop system is designed to create interactive experiences using gestures, touch and objects placed on the surface of the tabletop. We’ve seen earlier research prototypes of this technology under the moniker PlayAnywhere, but now Microsoft is commercializing it.

Sony Dav-Is10 Home Theater: Tiny Satellites, Big Boom

Sony Dav-Is10 Home Theater: Tiny Satellites, Big Boom
Shipping this July, Sony’s latest home theater system distinguishes itself by having some of the smallest satellite speakers I’ve ever seen. Amazingly the $800 DAV-IS10’s five tiny little speakers can crank out 50-watts each, which should be more than enough for producing decent levels.

Infinitouch: Turns Any Surface Into a Touch Panel

Infinitouch: Turns Any Surface Into a Touch Panel
QSI Corporation has revealed a new technology that lets any semi-rigid material sense touch. Any combination of materials such as glass, plastic, metal, stone or wood can become the touch input surface. Their force-based InfiniTouch technology can not only read X and Y coordinates, but even the Z-axis force, so they can sense the intensity of the touch.

Digital Cube G43: World’s Smallest Windows XP UMPC

Digital Cube G43: World’s Smallest Windows XP UMPC
While the Pocket PC and smartphones are enough for most of us who need a pocket computer, sometimes a full-on version of Windows is what you’d like. The Digital Cube I-Station G43 aims to solve this problem by providing a complete Windows XP computer in a palm-sized UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) device.

Estari Dc15: Dual Touchscreen Laptop

Estari Dc15: Dual Touchscreen Laptop
Looking like something out of a James Bond movie or an episode of 24, this portable computer from Estari features an innovative dual LCD interface that folds up into an aluminum briefcase. The core design element of Estari’s DC15 briefcase computer are two 15-inch (1025 x 768) touchscreen LCD monitors.

Philips Shows Board Game of the Future

Philips Shows Board Game of the Future
Taking a page from science fiction films, Philips has been working on this new concept in electronic gaming which allows players to use physical game pieces to interact with video “board” games. At the heart of Philips’ Entertaible system is a 32-inch touch-sensitive LCD embedded into the top of a table.

Samsung Sgh-F520: Yet Another iPhone Killer?

Samsung Sgh-F520: Yet Another iPhone Killer?
A couple of week’s back I told you about the upcoming Samsung F700 mobile phone, which looks poised to give the Apple iPhone a pretty good run for its money. Well hot on the heals of that phone, Samsung has revealed another sweet looking touchscreen / keyboard hybrid phone, the SGH-F520.

Samsung Takes Aim at iPhone

Samsung Takes Aim at iPhone
Seems like every few days another mobile phone vendor tries to steal some thunder from Apple’s much anticipated iPhone. Samsung has now thrown their hat into the ring by throwing down with their own widescreen, touch-sensitive media phone.

Asus Aura: iPhone Clone Plus

Asus Aura: iPhone Clone Plus
This cool phone from Asus channels many of its good looks from Apple’s iPhone. The Asus Aura has a 3.9-inch touchscreen LCD, a 2 megapixel digital camera and a slim 6.9mm thick case design. The Aura does one up the iPhone in a few significant ways by offering UMTS and HSDPA (3G) high-speed connectivity, expandable storage via an SD slot and a slide-out keyboard.

Springboard: Interactive Shopping Carts

Springboard: Interactive Shopping Carts
As our society gets more and more used to advertising at every turn, it’s no surprise that interactive advertising is making its way to the place where we’re most likely to be ready to purchase, our shopping carts.

Samsung Touchscreen Phones Get Tactile

Samsung Touchscreen Phones Get Tactile
One of the biggest problems with touchscreen interfaces is the lack of any sort of tactile feedback. In response to this concern, Samsung has released a touchscreen phone with Immersion’s VibeTonz haptic feedback system. The Samsung SCH-W559 phone provides users with a vibration that approximates the sensation of a key click when they interact with the phone’s touchscreen.