Category: Tech

LucidTouch touchscreen lets you control from both sides

Microsoft recently showed off their LucidTouch concept technology that lets you control a mobile device via touchscreens on the front and back. Although currently just a concept (the proof-of-concept device shown has a clunky camera sticking out from the back to monitor the user’s fingers), Microsoft hopes to eventually implement the technology in a small […]

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Dutch robot fills car gas tank – human not required

Dutch inventors have unveiled a 75,000 Euro (about $111,100) robot able to fill up your gas tank without you needing to get out the car. The robot works by looking up your car model in a database and finding what fuel type (in addition to your fuel cap design) to use. It then extends its […]

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Tiny personal helicopter for those with a death wish

A video of an extremely small personal helicopter has surfaced. You just sit on a little chair under the helicopter and it takes you into the skies. Although it looks incredibly fun to fly, the sound and look of those rotors right above your head means we won’t be getting on one anytime soon. Some […]

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Canon files patent application for eye-based biometric photo watermarking

According to Canon’s new patent application, we could be seeing cameras that automatically watermark images soon. The filing details a “Registration” mode on cameras that would take a snapshot of your iris and use that unique information as a watermark. The photographer would select this mode, look into the viewfinder for a moment so that […]

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