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Intel Atom Z2610 Processor For Android Tablets

by Johan on February 27, 2012

Intel Atom Z2610 Processor For Android Tablets

Intel today unveiled its first Medfield processor namely the Intel Atom Z2610. Based on a Penwell SoC 32nm core, this new processor is designed for tablets or smartphones with the Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The new CPU supports LPDDR2 memory, dual camera with up to 16-megapixel, an SGX540 graphics core for 2D and 3D acceleration, HDMI, USB 2.0, and LP Audio. The Intel Atom Z2610 is powerful enough to handle 1080p data encoding or 1080p dual-stream decoding. Additional features include WiDi, a built-in security engine, remote wipe capability, protected memory and protected apps. Intel will release the Atom Z2610 “Medfield” processor in the second quarter of 2012. [PCLaunches]

OmniTouch Transforms Any Surface Into Touchscreen

Microsoft Research and the Carnegie Mellon Human Computer Interaction Institute have collaborated to create the OmniTouch. It is a wearable device that turns any surface in the user’s environment such as notebooks, walls, body parts, or tables into a touch interface. The OmniTouch enables graphical, interactive, multitouch input on everyday surfaces. The device uses a pico projector and a 3D scanner that work on a similar principle to the Microsoft Kinect. Watch the video after the jump to get more details. Read more

Rescue Water-Jet Pack

by Johan on August 21, 2011

Resque Water-jet Pack

Designed by Jurmol Yao, the Rescue Water-Jet Pack is designed for water rescues inaccessible by lifeboat. Using high-pressure water generated by the pump, the user navigates the flyer via foot controls, freeing the arms for rescue maneuvers. The Rescue Water-Jet Pack was inspired by the JetLev Flyer, a flying machine that uses high-pressure water columns to generate thrust. See pore pictures after the jump. Read more

Samsung Mobile Has Installed New Charging Stations At Washington Airport

Samsung Mobile today announced the installation of 20 newly designed charging stations in all of the terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). These redesigned Samsung Mobile charging stations provide six electrical outlets compatible for U.S. voltage (i.e., 120 volts), two USB charging outlets, four micro USB mobile phone charging plugs and a touchscreen display that provides travelers with informational content including news, weather and flight information. For your info, Samsung Mobile has installed more than 421 charging stations in 12 of the nation’s busiest airports that are accessible to more than 400 million passengers, 83 charging stations at 20 of the nation’s largest college campuses, six charging stations at The Las Vegas Convention Center and five charging stations at The Mall of America in Minneapolis, MN. [Press Release]

The Prism 200c Through-wall Radar System

The Prism 200c through-wall radar from Cambridge Consultants is an upgraded version og the Prism 200. This lightweight radar system can easily and covertly fit into a backpack to stay unnoticeable. All users have to do is place the Prism 200c through-wall radar against a wall, and it will detect the location and movement of any people that are inside the room. The Prism 200c is designed for military or special forces that encounter high risk and hostile situations. By knowing where their enemies are hiding, they will be able to avoid walking into any ambushes and they can look for unguarded entry points into a building. [Cambridge Consultants]