Showing posts with label Future Smartphones. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Future Smartphones. Show all posts

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Bendable Smartphones are Going to be a Reality Soon


Moxi’s Bendable Phone – Style Statement – Rolled into a Bracelet

A Chinese start-up company, Moxi Group intends to roll out 100,000 of the devices to its home country at $1064 a pop. The bendable phone would serve as a style statement since they are intended to be rolled into a bracelet to be worn on the wrist, but their touchscreens would feature only a black and white display at the moment. The device tends to look like a long thin smartphone when it is unfolded, with a narrow screen and large battery towards the bottom.

Chongsheng Yu, Moxi executive vice president had informed Bloomberg that `black and white phone seems much easier to make and the colour model power usage seems much higher than the black and white unit. It would be sold in China and if there is demand overseas, the same would be looked into’.

The springy screens are based on `graphene’ technology wherein the carbon atom seems to be lined in a definite pattern, making them quite conductive as well as strong. The Chongqing-based company has overcrowded the battery, processor together with the other parts in one end of the gadget allowing the display to bend almost to a full circle.

The Only Flexible Technology

Roel Vertegaal, director of the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in Canada, that had used the technology to produce a prototype five year ago, stated that `if they are using flexible e-ink then it is a real loser. He further added that it was the only flexible technology, they could get though the colours seems to be poor, the contrasts are poor and one can’t play videos on it.Mr Yu informed that the bendable phone was based on e-ink, which Amazon tends to use in its Kindle devices though is a progress since it utilises an improved touchscreen system.

The corporate name Moxi is Chongqing Graphene Tech Co,which hopes that there will be a demand for the devices to help increase sales as the market tends to take a downturn. According to Strategy Analytics, in the $423 billion industry smartphone sales fell for the first time in the first three months of the year. Moxi aims to surpass Samsung Electronics, the hi-tech behemoth which has started toying with flexible-screen technology. It is not known if the phones would be made available in the United States.

Low Resolution Black & White – Not Reliable

A graphene researcher at Manchester University, Aravind Vijayaraghavan, stated that `if one makes a working, bendable phone then it is a massive market. If they are going to release it commercially this year, he would be impressed. If one has a low resolution black and white screen which is not reliable, then that is not a commercial prospect’.

If the Moxi phone is not that impressive, its launch will still tend to be the first. For years Samsung had apparently been working on flexible screens, though the technology had not appeared in a consumer product. Moxi could be heading in the right direction, when the sales of the smartphone seems to be dropping with every tech company attempting to make a smartphone that is not just a glass-and-metal rectangle

Thursday, 5 May 2016

LG's new Fingerprint Reader Sits Under a Smartphone Screen


Fingerprint Readers – Abundant in Smartphone Designs

Fingerprint readers seem to be abundant in the designs of smartphone with queries like, whether they should include them or where to accommodate them. While some of the manufacturers have opted in adding readers in the button on the front or raised area on the back of the devices, LG Innotek has come up with a latest idea of putting it under the screen of the phone.

The LG associate had announced that it had created a new fingerprint sensor which has been inserted into a small 0.01 inch space cut in the underside of smartphone glass cover enabling the designers of the device to include fingerprint reader without committed button, pads or other exposed components. LG has stated that the fingerprint recognition rates on the under-glass module are comparable to button-kind sensor and could reduce any kind of smartphone malfunctions, together with bonus of enabling phone to be waterproof as well as scratch-resistant or only designed to appear sleeker.

No announcement has been made yet by the company whether it would be utilising this new module in any of the upcoming phone. However a spokesperson of LG had informed the Korea Times that the company is in talks with some smartphone manufacturers in order to commercialize the new sensors, within the year.

LG’s Fingerprint Sensor under the Display

Few years ago, Apple had begun pioneering smartphone fingerprint sensors in its smartphone with the iPhone 5s and since then various manufacturers had introduced fingerprint sensors on their smartphones. Presently, LG is pioneering and is touting its new fingerprint sensor which tends to sit under the display which means that when one tends to place their finger on the cover glass of the display, the under glass fingerprint sensor module seems to automatically identify your fingerprint.

As announced by Jongseok Park, CEO of LG Innotek, the under glass fingerprint sensor module will eliminate dedicated buttons, pad or other elements for fingerprint recognition and will also help in making the smartphone more water resistant by decreasing the number of openings. This could also be the cause of slimmer devices in the near future.

 LG Innotek has mentioned that it has cut 0.01-inch slot towards the back of the cover display glass and has set up a fingerprint sensor in it with `supreme precision and combination technology’.

Fingerprint Sensor Module – False Acceptance Rate – FAR

It has also been stated that the fingerprint sensor module tends to have a false acceptance rate – FAR of 0.002%. Besides this, LG also informs that the adherence side of the glass as well as the fingerprint sensor is 0.0098-inch thick, with the capability of resisting the impact of a 130 gram steel ball dropped from 7.9-inch. Changhwan Kim, Head of Research and Development Centre LG has mentioned that they are concentrating on all resources to the development of the differentiated technology based on the creation of customer value and will continue to provide convenient, safe and pleasant user experience by launching innovative product.

LG has not disclosed when precisely we would start seeing this technology in smartphone or the other devices. In December last year, the company had been tipped to supply Oled displays for their forthcoming iPhone models.

Friday, 6 December 2013

The Future Of Smartphones: New Technology

Face Recognition
Five years past, you were exploitation your portable to form calls. That was the most purpose. The name confirms this theory. There you had the fundamental principal of however the phone worked. Acoustic vibrations, being remodeled to electrical signals and as a result, the transmission of sound! This was the ideal! This is often what technology offered North American nation a couple of years past. Nowadays, our approach towards technology is therefore various and far additional advanced. We tend to check updates on Facebook, we tend to send e -mails, we tend to edit documents, we tend to play and that we hear music.

When the iPhone launched, the trail of the sport has been modified. The primary iPhone, related to a replacement line of mobile phones will which that will may} do virtually constant things a laptop can, similar performance, however in a very compact and little wrapping. Today, we tend to connect in a very actually various manner with the globe. The very fact is that within the past 5 years, the technology evolved on quick forward, creating North American nation experimentalists of the entire dynamical method.

The future of Smartphones: How can the new technology look like?

Smart things

The main feature that allowed this transition was the touch screen. The finger has become the non-public bit and therefore the controller. Out of the abrupt, you become additional powerful. It’s like touching the knowledge that's delivered to you, visually. The introduction of computer code created everything doable. So: light-weight sensing element, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, touch screen and lots of alternative options are already common. Helping in the slightest degree these changes and seeing that they didn’t simply stop at a particular purpose, makes Maine assume that Smartphones can become even ‘smarter’ 5 years from currently. I’m thinking of the already explicit tissue layer show, that primarily sharpens the human eye. There’s quite clear that the image quality is up perpetually. I imagine that consecutive issue to come back is that the painting feature, however not like on Galaxy Note, by painting it, however through the touch screen and not by exploitation the pen. It ought to be one thing like responding to the input pressure, dynamically. If you're into style, you're most likely conversant in the Wacom pill, an ideal graphic pill.

Another revolutionary issue started by Apple and price taking into consideration is the Voice management. The non-public assistant, referred to as Siri is employing a technique that interprets diction and syntax. Within the same manner that folks do. The Voice management can become one thing rather usual. If Siri are a few things that fully stun you at once, presently it'll become simply another indispensable feature.

Devices communicate each other via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Within the future wireless technologies can permit the transfer of enormous quantity of information. Moreover, the wireless network can most likely become dysfunctional. I feel that 5 years from currently, the whole info are going to be instantly delivered to your mobile device. Imagine walking into a store or eating house and receiving pictures of what are the customers’ habit, however would you look in a very sure dress or what will the eating house need to provide supported what your preparation tastes. The fascinating issue can concern the name itself.

Face Recognition: Face recognition already exists! Ever since automaton four.0, back in 2011, Android phones have had face recognition as an unlocking option. The iPhone does not have face recognition in-built, however you'll snag AN app that'll jazz even as simply. Face recognition is nice as a result of it does not need any additional hardware--the front-facing camera on your phone is simply fine for this--and, in theory, after you activate your phone, you've already got your face turned toward it, therefore you do not need to do a lot of adjusting.

Will Apple attempt to embody this feature? Possibly! The technology (and precedents) already exists, therefore it might be simple to implement. However on automaton, it does not work significantly well, therefore Apple might decide it is not definitely worth the bother.