Two-dimensional images are so last century. Researchers from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology are working to add the third dimension to images taken with regular smartphone cameras.
Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations... are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has brought waterproofing into the mainstream. Apple dipped a toe, or a finger, into biometrics with the fingerprint sca...
Samsung just held its first Analyst Day event in eight years, offering us a glimpse of its plans for 2014 and beyond. Some of the most interesting tidbits coming out of the event concern the advancements in mobile technology that the Korean conglomerate expects to make starting with next year.
Speaking with a group of UK journalists recently, ARM CTO Mike Muller talked about a new low voltage microprocessor for embedded devices, and how the energy scavenged from the local environment can be used to power small devices.
Developed by a Seattle- based graduate, Micro Phone Lens is a small silicon lens that provides 15X magnification for nearly any smartphone.
Speaking at GDC, Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus Rift, talked about the future of the project, and why Android could be next in line for a dose of virtual reality.
Microsoft Research has devised a peer to peer acoustic file transfer protocol, which allows devices to send and receive information over the air using sound.
The University of Washington’s new “ambient backscatter” technology enables wireless communication by drawing power from background radio waves, which could have useful applications in future smartphones.
A concept video of the rumored Google smartwatch emerged online. Would you buy a Google smartwatch if it looked like that?
The world first Braille smartphone, being developed by interaction designer Sumit Dagar, could launch at the end of the year.