The future of board games

February 1, 2010

The Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in Ontario wants to use slim, networked touchscreen hexagonal tiles with edge-to-edge OLED displays to play the games.

Check out the video below where they demo the idea by “faking” the hexagons with projectors, because the tech out there is not quite there yet.

Also even if the tech would be around already your board game would be about $1000

I’d play it if I could afford it

@maniac13


Samsung concept phone unfolds

November 26, 2008

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Cellphones are caught in this awkward spot where they’ve got to be small — like pocketable, doesn’t-look-ridiculous-on-your-face small — and yet somehow big enough to pack an expansive, pretty display that’s capable of displaying a lot of stuff at once. That’s a paradox that has forced manufacturers into some curious form factorsover the years, but ultimately, if you want to somehow cram the desktop viewing experience into a device the size of a pack of cigarettes

Samsung’s new concept phone shown off at the FPD International show in Yokohama comes into play, opening like a book to reveal a flexible OLED big enough to handle those cute puppy videos that no plain-vanilla, 2.5-inch display can do justice. There’s no word on when a so-equipped handset might see production