– Nisha Yadav, 3rd Year, MC
Want to try out trending clothes and accessories virtually, before buying them?
Wait no more! Samsung has launched the industry’s first Mirror and Transparent OLED panels at the Retail Asia Expo 2015 in Hong Kong on 9th June 2015. When compared to the other mirror LCDs, it has self-luminance (doesn’t require back-lighting), is clearer, sharper, has vibrant colours, higher contrast and faster response time. To include gestures and voice control, it contains Intel developed Real Sense 3D-rotatable viewing systems.
If reading about this huge step taken by Samsung towards the advancement in technology interests you, read further to know about more such news.
- The Dash
Features: Wireless earbuds for listening to songs plus an embedded 4GB/1000-song music player, microphone and a fitness tracker (bio sensing).
Release: Shipping from July 2015
Estimated Price: $299
- Project Ara
Afraid of getting the one-slip-away mosaic-wallpaper on your smart phone’s screen? Or ever wished if you could somehow make the camera in your existing phone better, without having to buy a whole new set?
Features: Allows Modular upgradation – users will be able to replace the phone parts they want.
Release: August 2015
Product company: Google, Motorola
Estimated Price: The basic piece or ‘Gray phone’ will cost $50.
- Smart Rear-view Mirrors
Product Company: Cadillac, Nissan
Release: August 2015
Say no to the worries of periodically changing your ATM-Pin and then memorising it, to prevent unauthorised excess.
Features: World’s first contactless card with a fingerprint sensor, stores securely, the users’ biometric data, allows safe payments with a quick fingerprint scan.
Product Company: MasterCard
- iPhone 7
Well who is not excited about the latest iPhone?
Features: Side-mounted wrap-around display, Sapphire glass for the display and Liquidmetal for the chassis, Force Touch screen technology, with metal alloy dubbed Liquidmetal.
Release: September 2015
Product Company: Apple
Estimated Price: between $649 to $849
- Oculus Rift virtual reality headset
Want to control gaming movements with a tilt of your head? Be it gaming, tourism or the entertainment world, Virtual reality is creating a market of its own.
Features: head-mounted virtual-reality display which will give the user a full 360-degree view of the virtual world they inhabit, allows interaction with objects in the game by simple hand and body movements, lightweight in terms of power and physical size.
Release: Early 2016
Owned by: Facebook
Estimated Price: $1000(approx.)