Sunday, January 31, 2010

HTC's New Multi-Touch UI

Looks like HTC is getting ready to turn the page on a new class of mobile device user interfaces - literally. According to this patent application, the new interface will let you navigate through your phone's menus like flipping pages in a book. You can even delete items by tearing out the page. Some images form the patent application are below.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Asimo Learns Karaoke

Looks like the latest all singing all dancing Asimo Robot from Honda will be able to do just that. According to this patent application, Asimo will be able to recognize a tune and sing its lyrics. Asimo will also be able to recognize the beat and dance along. An image from the patent application is below.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Honda Going After Ducati Hypermotard

Supermoto seems to be the sweet spot of this otherwise depressed motorcycle market. Just days after Ducati's launch of the new Hypermotard 796, this patent application reveals Honda's intention to go after the same target market. Images of this exciting new bike are below.