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Articles tagged with: designers

Sony Reveals Smart AR Technology

Sony has just revealed its new SmartAR technology that allows a device to recognize an object, even within a 2D object such as a poster, and animate it. Sony’s prototype will animate the creature and allow the user to manipulate the item by touching the screen directly. While this technology is in the infant stage, this will bring collaboration to whole new levels. Imagine designing a prototype on paper and showing a 3D version of it to colleagues.

M-Pad: The Next Gen Tablet

The M-Pad was designed by German developer Volker Hübner and was built to meet the needs for professional designers and developers. The M-pad has a number of features that makes it distinct in its class of tablets. The device features an intuitive multitouch display, with a pressure sensitive stylus. The unit carries multiple “fixed” buttons and boasts a 15.6-inch OLED display. The M-Pad has a surprising nine fixed buttons at one end of the front panel. The purpose of this design is to allow users to control the touchscreen with the right hand while using the left hand for “keyboard input.” What I mean by keyboard input is of course, standard key functions; Alt, Ctrl, Escape, Space, Shift, etc.