Daily Archives: July 17, 2009

Writing for the FT’s New Technology Policy Forum, Columbia University professor Eli Noam foresees a future in which a mobile device will be not just an undersized screen, but as an extraordinarily powerful connection point to a new style of video media.

Images will be projected through light video glasses and heads-up displays using microlaser projectors embedded in the temples of eyeglasses, and known as personal media viewers, which enables sharper and multi-dimensional images while maintaining sight lines to the real world.

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Apple customers may have downloaded 1.5bn applications from its AppStore in the past year for their iPhones and iPod touches, but the service does not represent the future for the mobile industry, according to Google.

Vic Gundotra, Google Engineering vice president and developer evangelist, (pictured centre) told the Mobilebeat conference in San Francisco on Thursday that the web had won and users of mobile phones would get their information and entertainment from browsers in future. Read more