Pico Projector

OmniTouch reminds us of the science fiction future of all things touchscreen [Video]

OmniTouch reminds us of the science fiction future of all things touchscreen [Video]

It's time again to talk about touchscreens on every surface imaginable, this time through Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University. These groups have brought forth a solution for the age-old first-world problem of how a person who wants dial their phone using only the surface of their hand might do so. The solution is this: OmniTouch, a system that although currently requires the user to wear an obtrusive shoulder-mounted monstrosity to project and collect interfaces and the ways they interact with them, will sometime be as simple as a box of playing-cards-sized device which will work with the user to turn any surface into a touchscreen.

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DIY Spherical Display tracks satellites and more [Video]

DIY Spherical Display tracks satellites and more [Video]

Microsoft's Surface Sphere was unfortunately just an eye-catching demo, but if you want some spherical display goodness in your life (or, indeed, just in your living room) then Nirav Patel has the DIY route for you. His homegrown spherical display uses a Microvision ShowWX pico-projector, an 8-inch frosted glass light fitting, a fish-eye lens and some open-source software he's coded up specially, and costs around $200 to put together.

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A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : iDevices and Wrap-Up

A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : iDevices and Wrap-Up

Behold the advertised use: connecting this projector to an iPod (or an iPhone, iPad, etc.) This is the AAXA L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector "Week With" review, an extended look at this lovely little device and how it fares in the hands of your humble narrator. Today's entry is the final of several posts, this one both showing how nice the device works with Apple products (an iPod Touch 2nd generation, to be exact,) and finally what our final verdict is on if you should get one for yourself.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 17 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 17 2010

Take a trip on the root train with Nexus S, emulate your way back into the greatest system ever SEGA Dreamcast - on Android, see Google aspire for a musical future, and translate foreign text in real time with Word Lens for iPhoto! Then just incase you missed it last night, take a peek at this first look at the L1v2 Laser Pico Handheld Projector with none other than your humble narrator, and get your first taste of TRON: LEGACY with a full review by Philip! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: December 16 2010

The Daily Slash: December 16 2010

We know how you love to see things ripped out of their packages, so let me show you a LG Optimus U Hands-On and Unboxing for your pleasure. It's a nice inexpensive (basically free) Android phone that comes in blue! Take a quick peek at the new-to-Android ComiXology App, see as PlayStation releases an app for both Android and iOS, and get mysterious with a strange Droid de-shelving at Best Buy. Discover Why TIME Got It Right with Philip. Check out our full fledged review of the brand-spankin-new Nexus S by Ewdison, grab a quick Google Maps 5 for Android Hands-On from Ewdison again, and take a double look at the continuation of our Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector with today's subject: Everyday Use with yours truly. Then if you've got a mind for winning a free Cr-48 Chrome OS laptop take a walk over to Android Community or kick it right here on SlashGear. Win win win!

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A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : Everyday Use

A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : Everyday Use

Welcome back to our "Week With" series starring the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector from AAXA. If you'd like to see this little monster being taken out of its box, head back to the Unboxing and Hands-On post - if you'd just like to see it in action, feel free to proceed below. In this first review post we take a look at everyday uses of this device from bringing it to school to keeping it at home to watch a movie on your wall (or projector screen.) Keep your eyes peeled for usability and functionality.

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