3D Virtual Birth Simulator Uses Mother and Baby's Actual Measurements

Although the field of childbirth has remained pretty stagnant as far as fields of medicine go, it's been making some major strides in recent months. Though unlike other recent techniques, this newest one goes into action long before the mother's first contraction even hits; scientists can now create 3D virtual birth… » 11/22/13 11:40am 11/22/13 11:40am

Google Honors Les Paul With A Recordable Guitar Doodle

Google created an interactive doodle that commemorates legendary guitarist Les Paul who was born on this date (June 9) in 1915. The doodle is a virtual guitar that lets you play a tune and save it for posterity. You can use your keyboard or mouse to compose your ditty, but you may have to live in the US to take part.… » 6/09/11 1:14am 6/09/11 1:14am

Nokia Patent Describes Cellphone With Virtual Keyboard

Virtual keyboards aren't exactly a new concept, but Nokia's patent describes a cellphone with integrated equipment, which allows a virtual keyboard to be set up more rapidly. The patent, titled, "Mobile device with virtual keyboard," does away with the need for a separate projector entirely, by instead using the… » 1/23/08 8:28am 1/23/08 8:28am

U-Tsu-Shi-O-Mi Lets You Reach Out and Touch a Virtual Friend

U-Tsu-Shi-O-Mi is a system that lets you both see and touch a virtual humanoid. Developed by Michihiko Shoji, it works by combining a head mounted display with a creepy green sensor-laden robot. As you interact with the bot, not only will it react accordingly, but you'll be able to see the virtual buddy via the HMD… » 10/12/07 5:30pm 10/12/07 5:30pm

Laser Keyboard Getting USB Update, Still Hard to Use

Remember those old Bluetooth laser keyboards from a few years back that projected a laser image on the desk that you could type on? Celluon's releasing a new version of that old device, but this time it's connected over USB instead of Bluetooth. Still compatible with Windows Mobiles, Palm OS, BlackBerry, Symbian and… » 8/14/07 3:40pm 8/14/07 3:40pm