Ice Cream Machines and Other Dreams
The technology is getting a rollout at this year's DEMO Conference in Arizona, which annually presents cutting-edge innovations from companies both large and small. Here's an article that describes some of this year's presenters. MooBella is undoubtedly gets the award for the most-talked about potential invention. Many others have to do with things very high-tech, but there are a few of great interest.
- A company called Pay By Touch Inc. of San Francisco is developing technology that will allow customers to pay for purchases by having their fingerprint scanned.
- Tiny Pictures Inc. is promsing new software that will optimize the photographic experience for users of camera cellphones.
- Bones In Motion of Austin, Texas combined GPS technology and cellular telephones for the sake of personal fitness. An inital application uses the cell phone to track distance, speed and route for runners.