Kinect Is Going To Watch How You Browse, Not Just What You Buy

There are endless metrics a store has access to when it comes to when, what, and who is buying merchandise. But surprisingly, there's not a heck of a lot of data on why a customer decides not to buy something. So Fujitsu is hoping its new Kinect-based research tool provides more insight into how customers browse, and… » 5/21/13 10:36am 5/21/13 10:36am

New Tablet Camera Tech Conjures an Invisible Keyboard

Relying on your tablet's on-screen keyboard saves you from having to carry clunky accessories, but it also gobbles up a good chunk of usable screen real estate. So Fujitsu researchers are working on a happy medium that uses the tablet's camera to track your finger movements on a desk, as if you were typing away on an… » 3/01/13 8:53am 3/01/13 8:53am

Double-Sided, Transparent Touchscreens Might Be the Future of Gadgets…

When transparent LCD technology started popping up as consumer tech prototypes a few years ago, it was quickly dismissed as gimmick, or something for a marketing kiosk. But looking at this touchscreen concept from Fujitsu—which is double-sided and transparent—makes you wonder if there isn't hope for this tech yet. » 5/31/12 10:50am 5/31/12 10:50am

Cyber-Grannies Can Track Their Pulse, Blood Pressure and Temp On This…

Oh, so Big Jim at the nursing home thinks he's all that, with his cane that doubles up as an umbrella? Egle Ugintaite's cane concept walks all over that, and then some. Sensors actually take readings from the user's wrist, and track the pulse, blood pressure and body temperature, displaying the stats on the little LCD… » 7/06/11 7:30am 7/06/11 7:30am

Real Wireless Charging Will Arrive by 2012, Fujitsu Claims

We've seen wireless chargers over the years, but like PowerMat's Portable 2x model, batteries for the dock and swappable-batteries for the actual gadgets are still required. Fujitsu's looking beyond all that, with their "magnetic resonance" technology. No wires! No batteries! » 9/13/10 12:10pm 9/13/10 12:10pm