For better or worse, CES Unveiled is a thing. We actually find it terribly convenient—dozens of gadgetmakers under one roof. And we found some cool stuff too. Huzzah! We braved the throngs and fried-food-vapors for you, my dears. Here's the best stuff we saw: »Second screening is what executives like…
When we tried out a prototype of Tobii's eye controller this time last year, it made us believe in technology again. Unlike many prototypes, though, it's now a real thing. »
Do you remember Tobii, the company that promised to make Windows 8 desktops viable with intuitive eye-control technology that actually works?
Now they want to bring it to their own C12 Windows tablet because, well, who knows. It's a pretty stupid idea.
Windows 8 has a gorgeous Metro and finger friendly swipe-y interface that's perfectly fine but so 2011. All I want in my life in 2012 is Tobii, a company that's made the future possible: you control Windows 8 with your eyes. Seriously, it knows exactly what you're looking at when you're looking at it. It's… »
Touching a screen is so tiring. I don't want to move my hands: there must be an easier way to launch Angry Birds. Can't I just look at an app to launch it? Wait, I can? Wow. »
Instead of flailing your arms and legs, or wielding a motion sensing controller, Tobii Technology thinks gaming would be a bit more civilized and effective if players used their eyes. The company specializes in eye tracking and control systems, and created the Eye Asteroids arcade game as a way to show how its… »
Bog-standard, boring laptop this may look like, but it's actually got a really novel twist. Using Tobii's eye-control technology, the Lenovo laptop can scroll through websites and documents, and even select items, just through the power of the user's eyesight. »