The cat is barely out of the bag with Microsoft’s Origami Project, better known as UMPCs (ultra mobile PCs) throughout the rest of the industry, but the device designed to fill the gap between PDAs and tablet PCs is already receiving a serious upgrade. It seems that they’re working on fitting the device with Media […]
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Tacit is a wearable device that uses sonar to measure the distance to objects and provides users with a “view” of their surroundings through haptic feedback. Tacit is worn on the wrist and doesn’t interfere with other assistant devices, so a user doesn’t have to ditch the cane or send Fido packing to the pound. The prototype works by sending out ultrasonic pulses that are connected to a microcontroller, which calculates the distance to objects by reading the time that it takes for the pulses to return.
Most cell phone geeks will know that the Nokia N-series is comprised of several multimedia-minded smartphones, so how is Nokia going to differentiate its first touchscreen smartphone from the rest of the bunch? By ditching the number part of the model name of course! Keeping with the multimedia smartphone thing but adding in a glorious […]