Friends no longer have to gather ‘round the laptop to watch the latest YouTube video. A Samsung phone doubles as a projector, displaying still or moving images up to 1.2 meters wide. The phone incorporates digital light-processing technology from Texas Instruments, in which images are projected by hundreds of thousands of microscopic mirrors in an array. Samsung plans to release the phone in Europe this summer; it’s already available in Korea.
Courtesy of Samsung
Product: Samsung I7410, W7900
Cost: Not available
Other products in this section:
How DARPA Took On the Twitter Bot Menace with One Hand Behind Its Back
When DARPA ran a competition to find Twitter bots designed to influence online debates, it inspired a new generation of anti-bot strategies.
How One Intelligent Machine Learned to Recognize Human Emotions
Nobody knew how to identify people’s emotional states by looking at their brain waves. Then a machine learning algorithm stepped in.
How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches
Political speeches are often written for politicians by trusted aides and confidantes. Could an AI algorithm do as well?