Forget the Panic Button: Fireworks Will Help Lead You To Your Car

If you are one of those people who constantly forget where you've parked your car, the Fireworks Locator System concept—a button on your key—could help grab your attention by triggering a holographic explosion of fireworks above your vehicle. However, the effectiveness of this gadget is questionable as there would be… » 11/03/08 10:15pm 11/03/08 10:15pm

Sharp Builds Wireless Electronic Car Keys into a Phone, Finally

In collaboration with Nissan and NTT Docomo, a Japanese mobile operator, Sharp has developed what they claim is the first mobile phone that also functions as a keyless entry and ignition device for cars. Rather than building a new system from the ground up, Sharp has simply opted to include Nissan's existing… » 9/24/08 5:30am 9/24/08 5:30am