Skoda testing AR app for technical maintenance

Car manufacture Skoda is testing a new augmented reality application – known as HoloLens glasses – to assist with production line maintenance. The new technology provides enhanced assistance for technicians, facilitates live remote training and helps to reduce the likelihood of errors, claims the car company. The trial technology allows manuals, maintenance checklists and other…

Tancher Transformer concept phone – impressively flexible


The interesting looking device to the left is Transformer, a multi-functional concept phone designed by Shkinder Maxim, third-place finisher in the 2008 TANCHER design awards.

Apart from standard voice and photo capabilities, the Transformer can be physically configured to perform a number of functions, including holographic and video projection, 3-D object scanning, and it’ll even double as a lie detector.