Thursday, June 29, 2006
Remember the cool forearm-mounted computer used by Ed Harris to communicate with his crew-mates in the excellent film "Abyss"? Well, Eurotech, an Italian firm has unveiled what amounts to the same device...plus some enhancements over the "original".
It saves power by only working when the user looks at it, voice activation is coming soon, and the screen is a far cry from the text-only display in the movie version.
Open the pod bay doors, HAL!