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
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



1. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Maybe they should patent it before Apple does ?

4. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 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.

5. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

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

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

8. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 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.

3. spanky

Posts: 81; Member since: Jun 02, 2011

so dope!!!

6. SavageLucy42

Posts: 211; Member since: Mar 24, 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?

7. biscutbob

Posts: 82; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

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

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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