Computers in Libraries 2007: Day 1 – Gadgets, Gadgets, Gadgets

Barbara Fullerton, Sabrina Pacifici, Aaron Schmidt

What’s coming – better blackberrys and treos, google cell phone, smartphones with two keyboards, more gaming, etc…

Treos: Many of them!
Palm, Windows Mobile
Depends on phone service

Shredder Scissors… five pairs of scissors in one!

TI’s Projector Phone: DVD quality can be broadcast on the wall from a phone

iPod (fifth generation!)

iCharge for iPod: easy way to keep your iPod charged – requires one 9 volt battery

Nano Batteries: flexible, see through, 1 minute to charge, lasts 1000 cycles…

iPhone (6th generation), way cool.

Cube World Digital Stick People: a digital stick person toy – they have their own personalities, interact with each other…

Pilot…? stickers to help your many cables….

Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth HEadset – better sound, matches outline of your face

Collapsible Chopsticks… – voice to text, phone to email or sms, free!

Golan i. Tech Virtual Keyboard – shines a keyboard via infrared technology, makes typing sounds

Illuminated Waterproof Flexible Keyboard – you can roll it up

Rear View Computer Mirror

Sony’s DVP-FX810 DVD Walkman – multi-formats, 8″ wide screen, 5.5 hours per charge, can connect to other displays

Palmsize Micro Copter – small infrared remote control helicopter

Plantronics CS55 Wireless Convertible Headset

Targus Wireless Multimedia Presenter

IBM Optical Transceiver – allows 160 GB/second downloads… wow!

USB Missile Launcher

USB Vision and Posture Reminder – warns you when you get too close to the monitor

QR Code – let the physical and digital worlds connect. codes interact with phones… nutrition info, product details, etc – point your phone to the QR Code and it gives you info

Google’s Dodgeball – users of text messaging – it’s a broadcast alert thing

Next Generation Robotic Vacuum

Cordinator – manage cords from 10 devices

Trillian – IM

Belkin Compact Surge Protector…

smallest mp3 player ever

Meebo – im

Pelican 760 LED flashlight – extremely bright

Sony HDR-UX7 consumer HD camera

USB Toaster…

International AC Travel Adapter

Fireplace iPod Dock

Clocky the Alarm Clock – alarm clock that runs away and hides when you don’t wake up!

Retro Phone Handset…

Picknik Photo Editor – web-based photo editor

Chocolate Gadgets -chocolate shaped like cell phones, etc…