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Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future

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Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future
User-created concepts are an endless area to explore - but this here Iris tablet concept with a transparent screen and envisioned superior scanning and augmented reality capabilities looks more intriguing than others as the technology for it seems to be out there and the only thing lacking - just as with all other concepts - is implementation.

Craftily designed by Liu-Wei, Yao Kai-Chi, Hong Ruei-Hong and Cheng Ya-Fang, the Iris concept features a nifty scanning sensor which you can move along a page or an image to scan it. Now, just a couple of days ago, LG unveiled the LG LSM-100 scanning mouse which you can easily run over an image to scan, demonstrating a surreal idea turning real. 

With an even bigger sensor than that of the mouse, the Iris concept could scan quicker, but that’s not the only use - you can also fix the sensor at the center, which would allow two people to work on the tablet at the same time (think, games!).

Augmented reality is also an option to explore, so feel free to check out the video below and let us know how close you thing this here is to reality!

source: Yanko Design

Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future
Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future
Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future
Iris transparent tablet concept shows how AR, scanning could look in the future



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posted on 26 Aug 2011, 09:09 8

1. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Maybe they should patent it before Apple does ?

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 12:20 1

4. joaolx (Posts: 364; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


What up with " Better patent this before Apple" or "Apple patent this and that". Can't you come into one article and not say Apple or talk bad about Apple. Apple as patents but don't compare to the amount of patents that Samsung has.

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 12:53 2

5. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


It's just a joke.
When Apple are suing so many companies for nothing, then they deserve such jokes !

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 09:20 7

2. remixfa (Posts: 14187; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


apple already did. the rectangle on the napkin that they submitted to german courts counts for all rectangles with screens!!! just wait!! here comes taco saying that its an iCopy somehow.... lol


in all seriousness, thats a pretty neat concept.

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 16:08

8. Yeeee (Posts: 190; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)


no taco is gone its the_miz thats hella annoying. If it wasnt for him I would actually like sheep, now i think they all are annoying like him.

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 09:52

3. spanky (Posts: 81; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)


so dope!!!

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 12:59

6. SavageLucy42 (Posts: 211; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


That is really cool.

I sketch before scanning and "inking" drawings in photoshop. This would be a really neat way to use both real and digital media in art. Making the whole process of scanning and loading everything up less of a chore. Would there be a way to "fix" a image (think photo/drawing/whatever) to the device for easy tracing/doodling?

posted on 26 Aug 2011, 14:26

7. biscutbob (Posts: 82; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


Damn that is the future straight up that looks like the best concept I've seen for a tablet so far.

posted on 28 Aug 2011, 21:21

13. missed_the_mark (unregistered)


it looks like the tablet in Avatar when the tech guy is looking at a scan of the main characters brain. Save this one allows for the handle/sensor to be adjusted.

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