Checking your wrist is so last year. In the future, you'll simply project your emails on the ground right in front of you.
Instagram is a hit for folks who want to give their pictures a funky retro look, but you're still stuck with looking at them on the digital screen of your computer or tablet. This tiny projector moves the viewing end of the experience back into the 1970s by turning your pictures into tiny little slides that you project on a wall.
Wanna know what every college kid will want for Christmas? Not a new laptop, not a tablet, not a new smartphone. They're going to want this first-of-a-kind gadget, 3M's handheld battery-powered DLP projector that streams content from Roku. When's the last time a projector was exciting? Hell, I want one!
In the future, everybody has wallpaper that doubles as TVs, offering gigantic expanses of real estate to project overpoweringly large images of whatever floats your boat, like calming ocean scenes. NDS, a DVR security company, has created this proof-of-concept display system which will turn your walls into TVs for only $30,000.
Raise your hand if you've ever used a projector camera or projector phone for anything but failing to impress people with the fact that you have a projector camera or a projector phone. Okay, if you have your hand up, use it to smack yourself for buying a useless gimmick, and then start praying that this projector viewfinder idea will actually happen.
Look, I'm just going to come out and say it: 3D TV is awful. And I'll tell you why it's awful: that "third dimension" that is supposed to justify everyone running out and buying expensive new 3D TVs is just not good enough. I want to be able to actually look around corners, and this massive new projector system makes that possible, glasses-free.
Cellphones have been tacking on a lot of new features over the last handful of years: touchscreens, 3G connections, forward-facing cameras, HD video recording. Projectors being widely available on cells is often looked at as what's next, and this unit could make that possible.
This insanely clever ring was designed by Luke Jerram and jeweler Tamrakar for Jerram's wedding. Featuring a built in lens and a transparent slide with an image of him and bride-to-be Shelina Nanji, it turns into a projector when a light is shined through it.
Boy, something like this would have made class a lot more interesting — and musical. Blair Neal's "Color a Sound" uses transparent sheets (just like teacher used to use) sliding across an overhead projector to act as sheet music, while...
It's only a patent, so take it for what it is, but Apple could be consolidating another peripheral right into its MacBook Pro line: a projector. From the look of things, it'd be mounted at the rear of the laptop...