Monthly Archives: September 2012

EyeRing – Object identification by a ring for blind people

MIT (Prof. Pattie Maes) announced a new project “EyeRing” which allows users to identify objects by pointing at them. This ring may help blind people to navigate within their environment and may also read text for them (text to speech). … Continue reading

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New tablet available especially designed for kids

Toys ‘r Us announced a new tablet “Tabeo” which offers special features for children. The tabeo shall be available by 21 October 2012 exclusively in the US branches for 149 US Dollars. Image: Toys ‘R’ Us The tablet has a … Continue reading

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amazon’s new kindle eBook reader “paperwhite” with backlight

The new kindle touch offers a much better contrast than its predecessor. amazon calls the new technology “paperwhite” and announces 25% better contrast in comparison to the previous e-ink-pearl technology. Besides that the resolution has been increased to 1024 x … Continue reading

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New eBook reader from Sony available

During the IFA press conference Sony announced a new eBook reader: PRS-T2, the successor of the TS1. The interest in this announcement was considerably low, this may be due to the fact, that the TS2 is pretty much the same … Continue reading

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