Seems, future computing devices would be smarter than ever. As per a latest report generated by IBM(NYSE), the future computing devices could mimic human senses like the ability to see, smell,touch, taste and hear.
According to a latest information, IBM has unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5″, which has listed innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.
The IBM 5 in 5 is based on market and societal trends as well as emerging technologies from IBM’s R&D labs around the world that can make these transformations possible.
According to Ramesh Gopinath, Director – India Research Lab and Chief Technology Officer, IBM India/South Asia, “At IBM, we are continuously working towards advancing computing in a variety of fields. We have already witnessed the benefits of cognitive systems for advancing numerous aspects of the human experience from agriculture and healthcare to utility management and weather forecasting…..See More
ASUS has launched Windows 8 products from Asus Touch Family, including a dockable tablet (Asus VivoTab RT TF600TG), lightweight notebooks (Asus VivoBooks F202E & S400) and the Asus Taichi dual-screen convertible ultrabook/ tablet that can display two screens simultaneously, making even the laptop a social gadget.
“We are ecstatic to announce Windows 8 launch with a huge variety of touch-enabled models in India. These models have the superlative technology with simple package yet the most essential features to offer state-of-the-art technology to the Indian market. We intend to surpass the ‘touch future’ of the IT industry by launching Asus Taichi and Asus VivoBook,” said Alex Huang, Managing Director, System Business Group, ASUS India….See More
At InfoComm 2012, ViewSonic has announced a new family of large format, touch-enabled commercial displays, in addition to previewing the latest in cutting-edge signage offerings, including a slim ePoster digital signboard and transparent display technologies.
Gene Ornstead, Director, DTV and Business Development, ViewSonic, said, “This is an exciting time for the digital signage industry. It is not enough anymore for businesses to simply have a display on the wall. They must have well-executed solutions that engage with customers and draw them into their retail environments. Our new interactive large format displays are redefining the possibilities of signage, in a variety of sizes, configurations, and price points, to meet every advertising need.”
Nokia has unveiled the Asha Touch family of mobile devices in India, introducing the full touch experience at new price points. The two new phone models – the Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 311 – further expand the Asha smartphone family.
“The Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 311 will provide the Indian consumer with full touch capabilities at new price points and also deliver attractive and intuitive experience for connecting to the internet, to their friends, and to a world of entertainment, web apps and content. We believe the Nokia’s Chennai manufacturing unit has been instrumental in helping us deliver on our commitment to connect the next billion of consumers by helping us meet the increasing demand for the Asha series of devices,” said D. Shivakumar, Senior Vice-President, IMEA, Nokia.
Nokia Asha 311 is a fast and fluid 3.5G capacitive touchscreen device, powered by a 1GHz processor to provide a great internet experience, whereas Nokia Asha 305 is a fun phone, featuring the Easy Swap dual SIM.
Morse Watchmans has announced that it is giving away two Apple iPod Nanos at 2012 IFSEC to help kick off the European introduction of the company’s new KeyWatcher Touch key control and management system. The “Get the Touch!” promotion highlights new features of the advanced key control system including breakthrough touchscreen functionality and enhanced TrueTouch client software.
“The iPod Nano promotion calls attention to KeyWatcher Touch’s rich user experience. These unique features and the scalable design are taking key control and management functionality to the next level,” said Fernando Pires, Vice-President – Sales and Marketing, Morse Watchmans.
Morse Watchman’s new KeyWatcher Touch features a 7” touchscreen and breakthrough technology. KeyAnywhere enables key return to any KeyWatcher Touch in the enterprise and FindKey can locate which KeyWatcher a specific key is in, or determine who has it out.
KeyWatcher Touch also features improved integration capabilities, plus the patented SmartKey system, modular design and full scalability. KeyWatcher Touch is capable of integrating multiple locations with a common usage of database and programming.
Logitech has unveiled their latest products in the wireless product category in India. The latest addition to the family – Logitech Touch Mouse M600, a wireless mouse featuring a touch surface that lets one navigate intuitively with their fingers.
Subrotah Biswas, Country Manager, Logitech India and South West Asia, said, “People are becoming more accustomed to touch devices using fingertip gestures to navigate on their smartphones and tablets. Today, one wants the device to react to a touch of a fingertip.”
“The recent wireless survey has revealed that India has a huge opportunity for the wireless technology adoption as only 10% of the consumers have embraced this technology as of today; but on the contrary, there is a high awareness of wireless mice (98%) and keyboard (88%),” Biswas further added.