prototypes

Sharp Memory LCD slashes power draw with persistent-pixels

Sharp Memory LCD slashes power draw with persistent-pixels

Sharp have been wowing with their display technology at the SID conference; their five-color LCD stands to revolutionize accuracy-dependent industries like graphic design, and now they're hoping to do similar things with mobile displays.  The Sharp Memory LCD is intended to drastically cut power requirements of a traditional LCD display by reducing the energy each individual pixel requires to remain in its current state.

Continue Reading

New Pandora console shows latest design refresh

New Pandora console shows latest design refresh

We've seen it run Quake at 60fps, now it's time for the latest shots of the open-source Pandora handheld gaming console.  Bearing the mark of the latest design refresh, only now in-the-plastic, the console is certainly looking more professional, and that will only increase once they reach the large-scale production line rather than these one-offs.

Continue Reading

Samsung demo 6.5-inch flexible AMOLED

Samsung demo 6.5-inch flexible AMOLED

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) have been showing off their latest AMOLED prototype, a 6.5-inch panel that's more flexible than any of their previous models.  While this particular display is still more a proof of concept than anything else, SMD expect production panels based on the technology to find their way into watches, cellphones and flexible ebook readers.

Continue Reading

Q-SOUND Bluetooth headphones are solar-powered

Q-SOUND Bluetooth headphones are solar-powered

Anything that can help you save energy or protect the environment is bound to do pretty well these days with so many people's minds on being green. But the new Q-SOUND headphones are just plain practical in that they are solar-powered.

Continue Reading

Sub-$50 Portable HD Radio landing this summer

Sub-$50 Portable HD Radio landing this summer

HD Radio is slowing making inroads into the US market, and this prototype could be the budget gadget that accelerates that.  Expected to retail for under $50 when it launches in a few months time, the unnamed HD Radio has a full color display and standard 3.5mm headphone socket.

Continue Reading

JVC shows off super high-rez camera prototype, D-ILA 3 projector

JVC shows off super high-rez camera prototype, D-ILA 3 projector

Well, the people over at JVC Japan sure have been busy. The company just announced that they will start shipping their D-ILA 3 video front-projector. This device is capable of images with a staggering 8,192 x 4,320 resolution. This is the equivalent of more than 35-megapixels!

Continue Reading

Mini HDMI connector prototype revealed

Mini HDMI connector prototype revealed

We've all heard of mini USB, but it looks like there might be another miniature version of a standard plug on the way. It's called Mini HDMI and this prototype might just be included with portable devices in the near future.

Continue Reading

Shinoda reveals 145-inch plasma display

Shinoda reveals 145-inch plasma display

Wow! This thing is huge! Shinoda Plasma Corporation has decided to continue to push the plasma format and one up themselves with their latest prototype, that is really rather impressive. Measuring in at 145-inches, this display is actually six separate displays combined to create one big screen.

Continue Reading

Scalable Multitouch display by Moto Labs [Video]

Scalable Multitouch display by Moto Labs [Video]

The same research group responsible for the Android e-ink prototype have returned with a scalable multitouch system, offering the accuracy of the iPhone on a potential scale more akin to Microsoft's Surface.  Moto Labs' multitouch display uses capacitive touch, via a grid of tiny wires that recognize points of contact from any number of fingers.

Video demo after the cut

Continue Reading

Prototype MacBook Pro hits eBay

Prototype MacBook Pro hits eBay

A prototype 2006 Apple MacBook Pro has shown up on eBay, bearing a beta wireless card and green logic board.  The laptop is believed to have been constructed to test out the new wireless card, which is labeled as "M35B Dusty Client DVT Wireless Sample".

Continue Reading

Kenwood OLED lamps with integrated speakers

Kenwood OLED lamps with integrated speakers

Kenwood have unveiled a prototype speaker system that doubles as OLED lighting.  The system, co-developed by Kenwood and Professor Junti Kido from Yamagata University in Japan, uses 80-percent less power than traditional lighting, as well as being noisier than your typical desk lamp.

Continue Reading

Sanyo unveils HD projector with 23.6-inch short-throw

Sanyo unveils HD projector with 23.6-inch short-throw

Sanyo showed off a pretty impressive piece of technology in Japan today with their latest prototype projector. This projector is capable of full HD images at 16:9 and 1080p. But that's not the cool part. What's cool is this projector has a super short-throw. I mean, really short.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12