[olug] Sixth Sense
RHurley at TENASKA.com
Mon May 4 15:40:13 UTC 2009
Don't forget the lumens you need to make this workable, and I don't see that from a small camera on your glasses. The heat from that thing around his neck is probably like hanging a hair dryer around it.
From: olug-bounces at olug.org [mailto:olug-bounces at olug.org] On Behalf Of T. J. Brumfield
Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 10:35 AM
To: Omaha Linux User Group
Subject: Re: [olug] Sixth Sense
I can't imagine this going into mass-production as is. The benefits
are minimal, cost is high, but even worse, it is hard to sell
something so unstylish.
Smart phones were around forever, and the mass market wasn't
interested in them until the iPhone came out, because style does
matter. Wearing some cumbersome camera and projector on your chest
just isn't the way to go. Not only are some surfaces poorly suited
for projectors, it just looks stupid carrying a projector on your
Move the display to a pair of glasses, with a tiny camera also mounted
on the glasses, and then you're starting to get somewhere. A
bluetooth headset combined with glasses that can easily be turned on
and off would be much more easily marketed. The problem is getting a
battery small enough for a display on the glasses, and getting costs
-- T. J.
On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Charles.Bird <charles.bird at powerdnn.com> wrote:
> I thought about a similar thing for a mobile KVM/Crash cart replacement
> minus the finger things.
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Obi-Wan <obiwan at jedi.com> wrote:
>> Some of you may have seen this already. The rest of you need to.
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