Spain’s ANAR Foundation released a special kind of ad aimed at children suffering from abuse by adults. The ad uses a lenticular lens to display the ad with different messages to an adult and a child. While the adult would see a general ad warning about child abuse, children would see a different message, urging the child to seek help with a number to dial.
Adobe pulled the wraps off a new peripheral initiative for creating on a slate. First, Project Mighty is a cloud-connected stylus experiment that pulls tools from Creative Cloud setups and offers pressure sensitivity, a rechargeable battery, Bluetooth connectivity and built-in memory. This device is part of a new undertaking for Adobe that will seek to bridge the gap between software and hardware.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for a dynamic communications system that automatically selects the best method of contacting another person, be it through voice, text or email, based on a given situation. Apple’s U.S. Patent No. 8,433,805 for a “Method and system for facilitating contacting people using electronic devices,” describes a technique in which an inititing user can be automatically informed of the ...
FitBark, the small bone-shaped dongle will help owners ensure their dog is keeping active and happy; and will help confirm the dogwalker is actually doing his or her job. With the compatible app for iOS devices, pet owners can review data trends, ensure dogs are meeting goals, and check in on their pet while at work or away from home.
Researchers at queen’s university’s human media lab have developed a new smartphone – called morephone – which can morph its shape to give users a silent yet visual cue of an incoming phone call, text message or email. MorePhone is not a traditional smartphone. It is made of a thin, flexible electrophoretic display manufactured by Plastic Logic – a British company and a world leader in plastic electronics.