Celluon is showing a prototype of their red lazer infrared keyboard integrated in an iPhone case that also comes with a kick-stand. They are also working to reduce the size of their keyboard projection/detection module to try to work with tablet and smartphone makers to include this system directly into tablets and smartphones. You can watch my video of the Celluon Magic Cube filmed at CES 2011 here.
From the science adviser of the movie The Minority Report, it’s about moving stuff around on interfaces by gestures, special remotes, special user interfaces and more.
James Devine made this automatic pen printer device as his hobby. It took him about 3 days of work, programming the Arduino, the motors, putting stuff together, now it can print any black and white picture automatically. It reminds me of the totally amazing 1810 Henri Maillardet Automaton. James Devine works as a electrical engineer at CERN, standby to work on electrical systems for all the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. James Devine released the source code and info about his robot drawing arm at his blog.
Kitchen Budapest wants to create tangible interfaces through which people can get in touch with data.
Johnatan Landais and Patrick Vincent of Erasme, talk about using technology for elderly people.
Fabian Hemmert and Tom Bieling of the Design Research Lab in Berlin talk about their research of the future of mobile phone technology, haptic feedback around phones, wearable computing. They also design a glove for deaf-bling users to be able to communicate over the Internet.
Adrianne Jeffries, reporter at The New York Observer and David Birch, Consult Hyperion offer their opinions of the status of BitCoin, worldwide digital currencies, the future of financial services and more.
Anaïs Saint-Jude organizes the BiblioTech Program at Stanford, encouraging use of Humanities, Philosophy, Litterature, Arts in Technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Apple.
Marcel Kampman launched Project Dream School to gather ideas for how to revolutionize schools worldwide.