Telecoms update: What’s to come…or just plain crazy
27 Mar 2018
Here is a snapshot of just some of the more extreme technologies that may or may not end up being adopted as part of our business telephone systems of the future:
Smell-sensing smartphone sniffs out glue
A phone that can detect the “smell” of chemicals has been unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2018.
Moon to get 4G mobile network
Vodafone and Nokia lay out plans to put a 4G mobile network on the Moon in 2019.
The watch with a built-in projector
China’s Haier reveals a smartwatch that turns the back of the wearer’s hand into a display.
Morse code shoes send toe-tapping texts
A pair of smart shoes has been designed to let workers keep in touch via toe-tapped codes.
Huawei P20 Pro’s three rear cameras trumps rival phones
Many high-end smartphones now have two cameras on their back. But Huawei’s latest has three.
Galaxy S9 has super-slow-mo and AR emojis
The flagship phone uses AI to slow down key moments of action and turns its owner into an emoji.
DNA instead of a memory stick
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem – where to store all our data. They have developed a technique to store computer files on DNA code.