Gadgets and software available and in the pipeline
Here at Interface Technologies, we’re always keeping an eye on new tech, software, and devices. There’s some really interesting items just released and in the pipeline that are worth checking out.
Earlier this month Nvidia released an update for their Broadcast App that is either really cool or really creepy. “Eye Contact” is a new feature that “uses AI to make it appear as if you’re looking directly at the camera, even when glancing to the side or taking notes”. LG has a new OLED TV with Zero Connect1 technology, a “wireless solution capable of real-time video and audio transmission at up to 4K 120Hz”. Lonovo’s Yoga Book 9i takes two screens to the next level – the first full-sized OLED dual screen laptop. Last but not least, the KableCard integrates all the essential and most frequently used cables connectors; a near 1 foot long Type C base cable with 3 types of adapters which makes up to 6 different types of cables.
NVIDIA’s “Eye contact” – really creepy or really cool? Or both?
You can now deep fake your eyes to make you look at the camera. Recently added to Nvidia’s Broadcast App, Eye Contact is ideal for people looking to record themselves while reading notes or for those avoiding having to stare directly at the camera.
Currently in beta, there are millions of eye colors and lighting combinations. Nvidia is also looking for feedback – give it a try and let send them a quick video here.
Learn more about Eye Contact here:
LG’s introduces a wireless OLED TV
Just unveiled at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, LG’s new 97 inch OLED TV is the world’s first consumer TV with ZeroConnect Technology capable of real-time video and audio transmission at up to 4k 120Hz.
The Model M3, with its separate Zero Connect box that sends video and audio signals wirelessly to LG’s cinematic, 97-inch screen, makes for a cleaner setup. The box – which can connect from up to 30 ft away – features several ports for plugging in HDMI devices, can connect wireless to compatible soundbars, and is also voice-recognition-enabled.
According to LG they developed an algorithm that “instantly identifies the optimal transmission path. The algorithm also helps to minimize transmission errors or disruptions as it can recognize changes in the immediate environment – such as people or pets moving around the room – and switch paths accordingly.”
Just introduced at CES 2023, there are no details available yet on when it will be available for purchase.
Learn more about the LG OLED TV M3 here: www.lgnewsroom.com/2023/01/lgs-new-oled-tv-with-zero-connect-technology-redefines-freedom-to-design-your-space/
Lenovo introduces the first full-sized dual screen laptop
If you’ve become used to the functionality of two screens at work and want to replicate that experience on the go, Lenovo’s Yoga Book 9i might be your next laptop. Also introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Yoga Book 9i features two 13.3 inch 2.8k OLED PureSight displays and Dolby Atmos® spatial audio and a 360-degree rotating sound bar featuring Bowers & Wilkins® speakers. It also comes with a folio stand, a detachable Bluetooth keyboard a Smart Pen stylus enabling a number of different configurations.
Some of the specs for this surprisingly thin portable workstation:
- Processor: 13th-generation Intel Core i7-U15
- OS: Windows 11 Home, Pro
- Graphics: Intel Iris Xe
- RAM: 16GB
- Storage: 512 GB, 1 TB
- Battery life: Mobile Mark 2018: up to 7.3 hours • video playback: up to 10 hours (dual screen on 150 nits), up to 14 hours (single screen)
- Dimensions: 11.78 x 8.03 x 0.63 inches
- Weight: 1.38 kg
- Ports: 3 x USB-C (full function, Thunderbolt 4)
Lenovo’s Yoga Book 9i is scheduled to be released in June of 2023.
The need to carry around multiple chargers and cords is at an end with KableCARD. This all-in-one phone and usb device charger works with up to 6 different configurations. Included with the nearly 1 foot long Type-C base cable are Type-C to Type-A, Type-C to Lightning, and Type-C to Micro USB adaptors. It also comes with a SIM kit, operates as a wireless charger and can turn into a memory card reader. The best part is that this card-sized gadget can easily fit in your pocket, purse or backpack.
Learn more about the KableCARD: www.elvesfactory.com/worldshop/EN/KC7-B