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3M 84-inch multi-touch table eyes-on

3M 84-inch multi-touch table eyes-on

We've seen a lot of really impressive products at CES Unveiled, but one of the coolest has to be this massive multi-touch table from 3M. Coming in at 84-inches in size, it's safe to classify this thing as a beast. Even though 3M doesn't have a price figured out yet, we can naturally assume that this bad boy is going to cost a significant amount of money.

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Apple named Most Innovative Company of 2012 by Booz & Co

Apple named Most Innovative Company of 2012 by Booz & Co

In their yearly list of most innovative companies in the world, the folks at analytical group Booz & Co. found with a survey of participants that Apple was the most innovative group - for the third year running. This year it appears that Apple made a substantial lead increase over either of its previous years in the lead, with a massive near-80-percent of respondents naming Apple as one of the most innovative companies in the world. This number is up from 70 percent of those questioned last year.

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3M Streaming Projector teams with Roku for giant entertainment

3M Streaming Projector teams with Roku for giant entertainment

Those of you wishing to go gigantic with your streaming content would be wise to take a peek at the brand new 3M Streaming Projector Powered by Roku. That's the full name, mind you, and that's how you're going to be keying it out if you want to find it - lucky you though, it's an Amazon exclusive. What we've got here is a potential for a 120-inch wide picture streaming from a projector that's able to keep up to 2.5 hours of live in it on a single charge.

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3M MP220 Mobile Pico Projector hands-on

3M MP220 Mobile Pico Projector hands-on

Pico and pocket projectors have continued to evolve and improve and are become increasingly popular. While just a few short years ago the thought of having 50 lumens of brightness on a battery powered device seemed out of reach. 3M has continued to bring the latest and greatest in projectors to the table. It might not be the brightest, or last the longest but they've found a great happy medium with the MP220.

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3M invests in innovative LCD maker Pixel Qi

3M invests in innovative LCD maker Pixel Qi

3M and Pixel Qi Corp have announced that 3M is investing money into Pixel Qi. Exactly how large of an investment 3M made is not known at this time. The hope is that with 3M's display prowess and name the investment will accelerate the growth and development of the cool Pixel Qi screens that are very easy to read in direct sunlight and indoors.

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What Happened to Innovation?

What Happened to Innovation?

I frequently hear grumblings within the technology industry about the lack of innovation being observed. To many it seems like product and technology advancements are more evolutionary than revolutionary. Generally this is true as innovations spark new product opportunities and can carry a product category for some time as each new generation provides incremental and or monumental improvements.

Now although the definition of innovation can include invention, or the creation of something new, I don’t think it depends on it. Something can be innovative and not necessarily be new. A fresh approach to something old or past failure can be considered innovative.

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3M M2256PW Multi-Touch 22-Inch Monitor Debuts

3M M2256PW Multi-Touch 22-Inch Monitor Debuts

If you're a fan of monitors, or touching monitors to make things happen, then it looks like 3M's got something in the works for you. Over at InfoComm 2010, the company pulled the curtain off their 22-inch multi-touch monitor. And, when we say multi-touch, we mean they've managed to go to the extreme with what's inside the M2256PW, but it's all in a very, very good way. And no, it's not a USB 3.0 monitor, either.

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