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?
By connecting to the vehicle‘s diagnostic system,“ecoRoute HD“ monitors vehicle performance and provides detailed system data. The data can be transferred from your car to your satnav or to your smartphone. It also provides fuel savings, as it gives more accurate fuel consumption data.
Microsoft and researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University created the “Omnia Touch”. The product allows for any surface to become a multimedia instrument…even your hand!