1Haptics-Enhanced Steering Wheel
2A Better Way to Steer
3ShadowPuppets for Pico Projectors
4QNX Meets Watson
5Watson and Voice Commands
7Your Smartphone as Your Hotel Door Key
An AT&T Foundry innovator created an app that pairs near-field communications technology with an over-the-air component. An app from a hotel, for example, could send a traveler’s room number directly to her phone, enabling her to skip the front desk and her phone to, with a tap, act as the door key.
8Toggle for Personal
9Toggle for Business
10Toggle for Android
Don Henderson created a way for people to make sure they have the stuff they need with them when they need it. A user puts tiny radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags on the stuff they need to keep track of—say, their briefcase, smartphone, tablet, even sunglasses, their driver’s license or a child’s lunchbox.
12My Stuff in the Car
Tied to the user’s in-car software, as soon as the engine is turned on, the car can sense—and tell the user—if he’s forgotten an important item. Lists can be created, but the system also learns—the lunchbox, for example, is something the car knows the driver should likely have at 8 a.m. on Monday, but not on Saturday night.
13Good-Bye, Channel Surfing
Content augmenting media (CAM) is a software tool that delivers to a viewer programs based on content that they’re interested in. Using keywords a user selects or inputs, and can turn on or off, a summary of a program CAM has found can pop up on the bottom of the screen.