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3M AIR and FLEX LED lighting solutions are the bomb

09/07/2012, You can say that a company like 3M is probably as flexible as these two LED lighting solutions from them – the AIR and the FLEX. First introduced to the world recently by 3M Architectural Markets (which incidentally is the company’s interior...

3M unveils fingerprint fading screen protectors for your tablets

07/23/2012, One of the drawbacks to using glossy screen protectors is that fingerprints and smudges are pretty darn obvious. Granted color reproduction might look better, but that could also mean that you will need to constantly wipe the display down. Well the good...

3M to introduce Augmented Reality Post-It app

03/09/2012, If having virtual Post-It notes on your computer desktop isn’t enough for you – how about having virtual ones on your wall instead? Well, it looks like that’s what 3M is trying to accomplish with its Augmented Reality Post-It app for the...

3M 46-inch touchscreen prototype

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] Remember the Cyberdyne Tacto display that we looked at in last year’s CES? Well, it seems that the ante has been increased, thanks to 3M with their 46″ projected capacitive touchscreen prototype. Specially designed to show off to...

3M Camcorder Projector CP45 takes photos, projects images

10/25/2011, I must admit, while Nikon did roll out a digital camera that has a built-in projector in the past (a couple of models, in fact), it did not really take off in a way that the Japanese company had envisioned. I guess it was a novelty, and probably still is...

3M’s solar films can be pasted onto windows

10/05/2011, If you think that having solar panel installations in your house will make it look ugly or unsightly, 3M may have a solution for you in the form of a transparent solar film, which essentially renders it invisible. In theory you could even apply it on...

3M ESR display technology claims to prolong battery life

07/25/2011, Your smartphone and tablet might be far superior to your desktop ten years ago in terms of processing power, but another great power guzzler inside a tablet or smartphone would be the display itself. After all, with so many pixels to worry about in...

Touchscreen bezels set to shrink according to 3M

01/24/2011, We’ve seen the evolution of flat screen TVs moving from an inch slim to just a few mm – changing its face from LCD to LED in the process. Of course, it also didn’t hurt that the bezels of such TVs ended up getting thinner in the process...

3M Shoot N Share does more than just capture images

09/16/2010, 3M seems bent on cornering the pico projector market what with the announcement of two new models earlier this morning, and they aren’t going to rest on their laurels by introducing yet another handheld device – the Shoot N Share. Coming with...

3M Introduces Its MP160 And MP180 Pocket Projectors

09/16/2010, 3M has introduced two pocket-sized projectors, namely the MP160 and the MP180. Both projectors sport 30 lumens of brightness, stereo speakers, and are capable of churning out 800 x 600 pixel images. Being portable devices, the internal battery is capable...

3M monitor detects 20 points simultaneously

06/14/2010, 3M does not just roll out Post It Notes, as the company recently paraded its 22″ touch-sensitive monitor which is capable of detecting up to 20 points simultaneously at InfoComm 2010. This 3M model known as M2256PW comes with a projected capacitive...

3M Showcases USB 3.0 Powered Monitor

06/09/2010, We’ve seen USB-powered displays before, but how many of those were powered by USB 3.0 connections? 3M has unveiled its new monitor technology, showcasing an 18.5-inch 1366 x 768 pixel display that is powered by dual USB 3.0 ports. With USB...

3M Littmann Bluetooth Stethoscope

02/08/2010, We are pretty surprised that it took this long for a stethoscope to go the way of hands-free headsets, picking up Bluetooth technology in the process. 3M ensures this happens by working with Zargis Medical, where their partnership resulted in the 3M...

3M MPro150 pocket projector

01/06/2010, [CES 2010] 3M’s MPro150 pocket projector ups the ante when it comes to highly portable projectors (we’re talking pocket-sized here), where it merges a host of applications into a single device that targets the businessperson who is always...