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Uses a camera to capture keystrokes

The No-Key Glass Keyboard by Kong Fanwen

Considering how appealing glass touch-screen interfaces are these days (think iPhone) there ought to be a market for the No-Key Keyboard, a completely non-tactile keyboard concept designed by Kong Fanwen. The idea behind this is that a built-in camera uses motion capture to record the keystrokes instead of by you actually pushing the buttons.

I wonder how my fingertips would feel after a long days hammering on solid glass though…

Read on for more pictures:

The No-Key Glass Keyboard
The No-Key Glass Keyboard

Sony Ericsson Idou

For Sony Ericsson, it seems that a 8MP camera phone is not enough. At the Mobile World Congress which started today, Sony Ericsson launched a 12.1 MP camera  mobile phone codenamed Idou which is a smartphone having high end camera features  and is based on Symbian OS.

The SE Idou comes with a 12.1 MP camera having features like Xenon Flash, Geo Tagging, Auto Focus, Smile Detection, Face Detection and advanced camera touch features. It has a 3.5 inch TFT Touchscreen with 360 x 640 pixels supporting 16 million colors amd 16:9 widescreen format support. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0

with A2DP, USB 2.0. FM Radio along with GPS with A-GPS support are also present. The Media Menu is now fully optimized to support the 16:9 format and will enable you to play your favorite movies, music etc. The phone’s memory can be extended by using microSD cards.

The phone is expected to be launched in the second half of 2009.