Mobile Phone Projector

Imagine a tiny mobile phone with a 40 inch screen! I’ve been saying for years now that this is the future not only of mobile phones, but of mobile computing in general.

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I never predicted we would have it upon us so soon though: 3M have just unveiled a projector about an inch wide that can project a 40 inch image at VGA resoulution! (640×480). And apparently we’ll be seeing them in devices as soon as early 2008!

Here’s a video showing pretty decent picture quality in a lit room:

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Now that we have a decent output mechanism, we only need a decent way of inputting data. Laser Projection Keyboards are cool, but not sure if I could live without good ‘ole clickety-clack of a proper keyboard.

From the Geek’s Mouth #2

“To create a new standard, it takes something that’s not just a littlebit different; it takes something that’s really new and really capturespeople’s imagination — and the Macintosh, of all the machines I’ve everseen, is the only one that meets that standard.” – Bill Gates

And in case you don’t believe me: