Tagged: Projection technology

Samsung patent suggests smartwatch with projectable virtual user-interface and display

samsung patent smartwatch

Although, most of the blogosphere thinks it’s too futuristic to be nearing production, Samsung’s new patent has still created quite a buzz in industry as well as in the blogosphere. Smartwatch makers are working hard to overcome limitations posed by tiny space for user-interface and SkinTrack is on good example of how to overcome it. On the same lines, Samsung has applied for a patent showing illustration of how it would solve this problem in a sci-fi way: using projection technology to project user-interface onto forearm, on wrists, along the length of the arm, and even on large surfaces like doors and walls for larger projection. Read More…

Virtual projection keyboard technology with haptic feedback on palm of your hand

Virtual projection keyboard technology with haptic feedback on palm of your hand

3D projection systems and interfaces are going to be the future of technology implied in gizmos and gadgets which already are an integral part of our life. Just like the 3dim Tech’s gesture control technology, the design team over at University of Tokyo headed by professor Masatoshi Ishikawa and Hiroyuki Shinoda have developed a interface system that projects a virtual keyboard or any other interactive display on your hand, paper or any other random surface for providing input to your gadget(s). Powered by around 2,000 ultrasonic wave emitters that provide haptic feedback for action or pressure on the keyboard keys that are virtually projected on your hand, the new technology has immense potential for the future.
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