Touchless phone that might leave you speechless
Sony has unveiled a new smartphone which has a 'floating interface' touchless display. Users simply browse the web by hovering a finger above links they would normally touch. The Xperia Sola handset is due to go on sale in the second half of 2012.
Why it matters
The touchless display will allow for the phone screen to be smudge-free and we may find other practical uses for this new technology. Are there other day-to-day issues your customers have that can be solved with technical innovations? And on a more critical note: do we always solve the right problems?
Sosh is a virtual mobile network operator, part of the telecom group France Telecom/Orange. Although Sosh’s offers are only available online, the brand launched pop-up stores in Paris and others French cities. The pop-up stores only show tie-in products, which are not for sell in store.
Since the beginning of human history, people have been trying to connect with their decedents. QR codes implemented in grave stones are a step further in this direction. By scanning the QR code on the grave stone with your smartphone this new technology offers a variety of information about the person, such as photos, videos or stories.