Tag: Technology

  • Lip reading technology in phones for speechless conversations

    Lip reading technology in phones for speechless conversations

    Conversations being overheard will not be a problem once this cool technology from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) makes its way to our cellphones. With the help of the principle of electromyography, the technology enables users to communicate with mouth movements, similar to speech, the only difference being that there’s no sound produced. The message…

  • Thought-controlled lighting to illuminate Winter Olympics

    Thought-controlled lighting to illuminate Winter Olympics

    The Winter Olympics are being eagerly anticipated in Canada, and the rest of the world. A new event will be making it to the games. Call it the ‘largest thought-controlled computing installation’ if you like. The technology will help visitors at the games measure the power of their brainwaves thus controlling the lights at three…

  • Nokia researchers develop RADAR technology for mobiles, not for cops, for everyone

    Nokia researchers develop RADAR technology for mobiles, not for cops, for everyone

    One of the many next steps in mobile technology is it’s usage with RADAR. The guys down at Nokia Research Center (NRC) Helsinki recently showed off a new concept that would enable a mobile handset to measure an object’s distance, speed, and direction. While it may seem like something traffic cops would find real handy…

  • Apple’s 3D head-tracking technology will let doctors get into your head

    Apple’s 3D head-tracking technology will let doctors get into your head

    Apple’s developers and engineers must be working some serious overtime as patents seem to be flying out in all directions from the fruity company. The latest is for the doctors and involves 3D head-tracking. The technology seems like it was designed especially for the health-care pros and will make viewing CAT scans, MRI scans, anatomical…

  • Retro-tech Platinum Table with 22 inch screen costs $4,850

    Retro-tech Platinum Table with 22 inch screen costs $4,850

    Now what could possibly keep you from buying a sexy table that’s equipped with a 22 inch monitor and an inbuilt computer? The price. We’ll get to that after the jump, but for now, let’s appreciate the technology. The table can be hooked up to your media center PC or to your TV. This will…

  • Immersive Media’s lets you get seriously into your videos

    Immersive Media’s lets you get seriously into your videos

    CES 2010 showcased more 3D technology than most of us have probably seen in our lives and it has evolved considerably. We still very consistently seeing newer and better kinds of viewing methods and this latest bit is by far something to sit down and seriously ‘immerse yourself into’. All puns aside, the company Immersive…

  • Sixth Sense Technology inspired by Minority Report

    Getting to achieve your dream and living it is one hell of an achievement. Here’s something that’s probably been dreamt of by a huge fan of Minority Report and behold, it come to life. The setup includes a mini projector that has a camera attached to it along with a cellphone. The cellphone is used…

  • Hitachi brings out finger vein identification technology

    Hitachi brings out finger vein identification technology

    Talk about heights in biometrics! Hitachi has announced the development of a biometric cardless credit payment system called the finger vein money which will allow shoppers to pay for purchases using only their fingertips. What is so cool about this technology! You will be surprised! The technology verifies a person’s identity by reading the pattern…

  • Games of the future will teach you to load, ‘smell’, fire!

    Games of the future will teach you to load, ‘smell’, fire!

    Technology has done its best to reach out to most of the senses on the human body. From noise canceling in-ear audio devices to complete HD devices, senses have already been the uncovered territory for gamers. The more the senses captured, the more effective and enchanting is the game over target audiences. Here’s something that…

  • Japanese shrine to ward off evil from your gadgets

    Japanese shrine to ward off evil from your gadgets

    The first thing that comes to mind when anyone mentions Japan is the cool technology that makes it so well known. However, what’s not known much about is the deeply religious roots many Japanese people share with their technology and gadgets. It’s no wonder then that there exists a shrine for people to receive blessings…