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Tag: Touchscreen

Light Touch Turns Any Flat Surface Into a Touchscreen

Light Touch Turns Any Flat Surface Into a Touchscreen
I’m sure you’ve heard about those retro-futuristic looking laser keyboards. Here’s the next logical step: Light Blue Optic’s Light Touch – one of the honorees at the ongoing CES – is a projector that not only displays video but also turns any flat surface into a touchscreen.

Canon Vixia Camcorders Get Touchscreens… Does Anyone Still Care?

Canon Vixia Camcorders Get Touchscreens… Does Anyone Still Care?
The top of the line of Canon’s camcorder lineup now features a touchscreen version of the Vixia video camera. Are you impressed by this? Well, I have to say no. I don’t know how long it’s been since I touched a camcorder.

Skiff Reader: Specs Revealed for Biggest, Thinnest E-Reader Yet

Skiff Reader: Specs Revealed for Biggest, Thinnest E-Reader Yet
I love CES week. So many cool new gadgets, never enough time. The latest drool-worthy bit of electronic gadgetry comes to us courtesy of a little company called Skiff. The Skiff Reader definitely caught my attention when I saw the photo below.

Freescale Designs $200 Tablet Pc

Freescale Designs $200 Tablet Pc
While everyone thought that the mythical price of the Crunchpad, which has become the JooJoo, would be impossible to achieve this year, it turns out that a reference design for a $200 tablet will be made available later this year by Freescale.

Blump It Tablet Interface Tries to Outdo Joojoo

Blump It Tablet Interface Tries to Outdo Joojoo
With all the buzz about tablet PCs like the soon-to-be-maybe-released CrunchPad JooJoo and sure-to-be-possible-someday Apple tablet, it was only a matter of time before the market will fill up with a variety of tablets and interfaces vying for a piece of pie in the great tablet landgrab of 2010.

Dreamtouch: Multitouch Display Counts All 32 of Your Fingers

Dreamtouch: Multitouch Display Counts All 32 of Your Fingers
As I sit here in front of my HP Touchsmart PC, I can interact with many applications using my fingertips, but due to the size of the computer’s 25.5″ display, HP had to go with an optical sensor-based multitouch screen, which is limited to detecting only 2 fingers at a time.

Touchscreen iMac G4: a Nice Mixture of New, Old and Windows

Touchscreen iMac G4: a Nice Mixture of New, Old and Windows
Earlier this year we featured modder Jonathan Berg aka Dremel Junkie‘s Wall-E casemod. Now he’s back with a 20-inch iMac G4 with touchscreen capabilities and *gasp* a bag of hurt a Blu-Ray drive. Berg encountered a couple of problems while modding the G4, the first being the proprietary connector that the iMac monitor uses to connect to its controller.

Barnes & Noble Nook Price and Release Date Announced

Barnes & Noble Nook Price and Release Date Announced
Look out Kindle, there’s a new e-Book reader in town and it’s about to rain all over your electronic paper parade. Old-school bookseller Barnes & Noble is set to release a serious shot across the bow of Amazon’s Kindle with their new e-Reader, the nook.

10/Gui User Interface Concept Ponders How Future Slackers Will Kill Time on the Computer

10/Gui User Interface Concept Ponders How Future Slackers Will Kill Time on the Computer
Those of us who spend more time in front of our computers instead of other humans know that the current keyboard and mouse method of interaction with our magic boxes are far from perfect. I for one, want a half-sphere, multitouch surface that lets me move stuff onscreen with my right hand (my mouse hand) resting on it.

Wikireader: the World’S Most Semi-Trusted Encyclopedia at Your Fingertips

Wikireader: the World’S Most Semi-Trusted Encyclopedia at Your Fingertips
Don’t you just love Wikipedia? Whether you’re a high school student writing a paper on some obscure old or dead person, a tech blogger who knows nothing about tech, or a lowly prankster who wants people to think, even for just 50 seconds, that the name “Microsoft” is really a description of someone’s primary sexual characteristic, the crowd-sourced encyclopedia has something for everyone.

Sony Ericsson Satio Mobile 3g Media Phone Offers Beautiful Touchscreen, Mega Megapixels

Sony Ericsson Satio Mobile 3g Media Phone Offers Beautiful Touchscreen, Mega Megapixels
Sony Ericcson today announced their new Satio line of mobile phones, loaded up with a ton of promising media features. The Satio has a gorgeous widescreen (16:9) 3.5-inch touchscreen interface, with a super-sharp, auto-rotating 640×360 display.

Touchscreen Rubik’s Cube: Surprisingly More Backasswards Than the Plain Version

Touchscreen Rubik’s Cube: Surprisingly More Backasswards Than the Plain Version
Minor modifications aside, today’s Rubik’s Cube is very similar to the one that Ernő Rubik introduced to the world more than 30 years ago. But it was only a matter of time before the geeky puzzle cube got touched by technology.

Samsung Braille Phone Packs a More Literal Touchscreen

Samsung Braille Phone Packs a More Literal Touchscreen
Touchscreens these days mostly allow us to use our fingers like a mouse cursor – point, click, slide etc. Designer Seonkeun Park wants to make a phone for the blind, with a screen and keypad that can form Braille symbols.

Dual Touch Touchscreen LED Watch Responds to Your Fingertip

Dual Touch Touchscreen LED Watch Responds to Your Fingertip
These cool new watches from Japan are the first LED timepieces I’ve seen that feature a touch-sensitive display. Created by Japan’s SeaHope, the Dual Touch LED watch has a display that can react to your touch.

Sharp’S New Cordless Phone has an LCD Touchscreen Sidekick

Sharp’S New Cordless Phone has an LCD Touchscreen Sidekick
The recently introduced Sharp JD-7C1CL/CW cordless phone may have a pretty vanilla handset, but it joins the touchscreen bandwagon with its companion 7″ LCD (800 x 480 resolution) touchscreen panel. According to Akihabara News, the panel has various integrated functions like a calendar, a clock, and a phone book app that allows users to store pictures with the numbers.

Quantum Touchscreen Dual Sim Media Phone Wants to be an iPhone

Quantum Touchscreen Dual Sim Media Phone Wants to be an iPhone
The Quantum CVFD-M46 crams in all the features you’d expect in a multimedia mobile phone, and it sells for under $100, fully unlocked. The Quantum offers a 3-inch touchscreen display, and is loaded up with a variety of mobile applications, including a calculator, contact manager, clock, FM radio, games, MP4 video player and voice recorder among other things.