This crazy smartphone packs a glasses-free 3D display — really

From the looks of it, the VKWorld Discovery S1 seems like an average Android smartphone with a rather goofy company name attached to it. However, it packs a neat parlor trick: a glasses-free 3D display.

This ultrasound technology can turn TV screens into malleable surfaces

Have you ever watched that scene in the Matrix where Neo pokes his fingers into the mirror and thought you'd like to do the same to your TV? Well that may be possible in the near future, as the GHOST project has developed a system for doing…
Health & Fitness

The Heddoko 3D smartwear app will help you nail that tough yoga pose

So what if you don't have a coach to make sure your yoga pose is right; the Heddoko app provides immediate visual feedback in 3D. It'll catch you if you're cheating at those squats or push-ups.

Toshiba’s new 3D display technology may let mobile users switch between 2D and 3D

Toshiba, which is familiar with glasses-free 3D TVs, has announced that it has a 4K UHD 3D display that will knock your socks off without the need for cumbersome glasses. The company hints that this may have implications for mobile screens.

Shopping for a sofa? This app will let you see it in 3D inside your house

When shopping for new furniture, one of the most difficult things is picturing how an unwieldily object will fit into your space. Loft's new app, Rooomy, lets you upload a photo of your room and get a 3D view of the furniture in your living…
Cool Tech

Touchable 3D technology unveiled to enhance video games, driving, 3D printing

Thanks to the use of haptic technology, which is used in everyday objects such as video game controllers and smartphones to create vibrations simulating real-world touch-based interactions, Japan-based Miraisens has created touchable 3D…

This sensor turns your iPad into a 3D scanner, but get ready to practice

We try out Occipital’s new Structure Sensor, a device that you mount to your iPad so it can 3D scan objects.
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New technology can track a football’s exact location on the field

Sorry, football coaches: Your ability to challenge referee calls may soon become obsolete. Researchers have created a new technology that uses magnetic fields to track a football's exact position on the field.

Amazing? Hardly. Why Amazon’s 3D smartphone is silly

Amazon is rumored to be introducing its first smartphone at an event on June 18. If the gossipers have got it right, the device may have an unusual 3D menu system, but we fear this is a gimmick that won't provide any benefit to owners.