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Fujitsu touch control interface can work with low cost equipment

By Damir Beciri
One Comment16 April 2013

fujitsu-information-interaction-1Fujitsu Laboratories developed a technology that enables gesture-based information interaction which merges digital data and real objects. As many of its competitors in user interface niche, the technology can accurately detect where the user’s finger is and what is being touched. However, what makes it different compared to other approaches is the fact it uses… »


Top 5 articles regarding gadgets and appliances in 2012

By Rob Aid
4 January 2013

top-5-2012-gadgets_0Unfortunately, we haven’t covered as many gadgets as in previous years, but we’re going to change that in this year by introducing gadgetry reviews and articles closely related to gadgetry and appliances. There are some new players on the market which mostly remained the same regarding fanaticism about the brand wars, and there is a… »


New technology improves light polarization in LC projectors

By Damir Beciri
19 July 2012

imagineoptix-pg-pcs-1Researchers from North Carolina State University and ImagineOptix Corporation have developed new technology which provides a major breakthrough for projectors that use liquid crystal (LC) technology. The new technology could lead to projectors which are smaller, nearly two times more efficient and more affordable, thus enabling their longer battery life and significantly lower levels of… »

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Small LED projector projects sharp images on uneven surfaces

By Damir Beciri
One Comment5 May 2012

fraunhofer-mini-LED-projector-1.jpgIn order to compensate for usually small display size on digital cameras and smartphones, many companies and research groups focused on development of small projectors that could be used alongside these devices to project larger images on nearby surfaces. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (Fraunhofer IOF) in Jena, developed… »


OmniTouch wearable multitouch system turns any surface into interface

By Damir Beciri
4 Comments17 October 2011

omnitouch-wearable-multitouch-systemResearchers at Microsoft Research and the Carnegie Mellon University are developing a wearable projection system developed by, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms and legs into graphical, interactive surfaces. Dubbed OmniTouch, the technology could be used for gestural control of the projected information and interact with it… »

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Siemens green LED provides more lumens for LED projectors

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments1 April 2011

siemens-green-ledProjectors in conference rooms have to be very bright for viewers to easily see the large images even in daylight. So far, light-emitting diode (LED) light sources have been used primarily in pocket projectors, cell phones, or home cinema systems, but the folks from Osram Opto Semiconductors came up with an extremely bright, green LED… »

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Low power consuption pocket projector developed by Lemoptix

By Damir Beciri
17 September 2010

lemoptix-pocket-projectorMicro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) are becoming more popular as a basis for the next generation of optical materials. Lemoptix, a spin-off of EPFL, working together with the Maher Kayal Laboratory, completed their development of their miniature projector at the beginning of September. Its developers claim it should be on the market by the end of… »

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Aqualux 3D – a multi-layered display with water drops

By Damir Beciri
9 July 2010

aqualux-3d-four-layers-droplets-displayWe already wrote an article where water droplets (or fog) were used as a medium where image was projected in order to create interesting walk-through and semitransparent displays (see our article regarding FogScreen eZ). A new projection technology, developed at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, is named AquaLux 3D and it can target light onto… »