Twister

Finally… something kinda out there and interesting. I don’t know if it will ever work, but Sony’s Interaction Lab has come up with a pretty cool concept for eliminating buttons and avoiding the easy blunders of an exposed touch screen. In the Gummi, the team has combined a standard, rigid LCD with sensors and a touch pad all mounted in a flexible acrylic plastic block. …

Thumb Keyboard for the PC

Mevael Corporation, in Japan, has developed a one thumb keyboard for text entry and mouse manipulation. The invention is based on the premise that kids in Japan are faster at text entry on their mobiles than on a QWERTY keyboard. I think it would be really cool to couple it with a wearable that uses a near eye display like something from Xybernaut. I know …

Mirror TV

Later this year, Philips will begin distributing its Mirror TV which ‘in essence is an LCD display integrated in a mirror.’ There have been may attempts in the past to put a display behind a mirror. Some of the coolest were created as art installations by Sigi Moeslinger and Masamichi Udagawa at Antenna Design . What apparently makes the Philips design unique is that the …