Intel Headlight Technology May Let Drivers See Through Rain

Rain Headlights

Technology co-developed by Intel and Carnegie Mellon University could potentially change your ability to see while driving in the rain at night. Instead of a traditional headlight bulb projected into the night, the system uses a series of projectors. Sensors sit just below the projectors watching for rain as it enters the beam of light. […]

PoP Video is a $99 Pico Projector for iPhone and iPod Touch

PoP Video

PoP Video isn’t the only pico projector available for the iPhone, but it is an inexpensive one that’s easy to carry around in a pocket. The PoP Video is a small projector that attaches to the dock connector of the iPhone or iPod touch. The projector rests on the bottom of the device, essentially making […]

MiLi Pico Projector: Turn Your iPhone into a Video Projector [Review]

MiLi Pico Projector V2

The battery-powered MiLi Pico Projector V2 casts a small image onto a wall or screen for mobile video viewing or for presentations. The Mili product adds a few tricks to mobile video projectors, such as including battery power for untethered mobile video projection and an iOS dock so you can connect your iPhone, iPod Touch […]

Geek Squad BackPacks Commercial: Note Taking Software Isn’t Legit

Geek Squad Commercial - Note Taking Software

As a professor who is constantly going back and telling students what I have already told them in a lecture I was excited to see the Geek Squad Backpack commercial, which shows a student taking notes with his computer’s built-in microphone, automatically transcribing the professor’s speech into text. While I was looking for the software which would […]

MicroVision SHOWWX+ HDMI Brings HDMI to Pico-Projector Market


While pico projectors of yore have relied on VGA, RGB, or S-Video connectors, the updated MicroVision SHOWWX+ HDMI adds the digital HDMI connector to the small pocket-sized pico-projector. The change in technology shows the increased number of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices supporting an HDMI output connector. Pico-projectors are small projectors that allow users […]

Pico Projector in a Lamp Makes Any Surface Touchable

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Here’s an interesting video from the National Taiwan University. A rig consisting of a pico projector and camera can fir in to any standard light bulb socket and project on the surface below. The camera allows the system to sense touches and gestures. In the video, gestures are used to focus in on buildings. The […]

CES 2010: Touchscreen without the screen

Light Blue Optics has a unique touchscreen solution: get rid of the screen. It’s a projector system similar to the projection keyboards we’ve previously seen but upgrades to a full-color touchscreen-like interface. Can be projected on to any surface though it looks like white works best. Demos were projecting on to walls and tabletops. It […]