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B-Catch Project – Visual Path calculation by “Piggy” and DFKI

03/09/2012, [CeBIT 2012] I did not expect to find this uber-fun demo at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) at CeBIT, but it looks like scientists can have humor sometimes. The technology behind this Angry Birds-like robotic character is...

Sketching robot makes art a snap

03/09/2012, [CeBIT 2012] German scientists who hail from the Fraunhofer Institute did show off their ‘sketching robot’ that is currently being paraded at CeBIT, the world’s largest computer fair that is happening Cebit, in Hanover, Germany. Just how...

PaceBlade PM240 Windows 8 Tablet with Core i7

03/09/2012, [CeBIT 2012] During our tour of CeBIT, we have spotted the PaceBlade PM 240 (thanks to a tip from Wayne Rash), and this is a rather unconventional 12” tablet as it features Windows 8 and an Intel core i7 (vPro). While most tablets focus on mobility, the...

CeBIT 2012 features pole dancing robots

03/08/2012, [CeBIT 2012] If you thought that the world’s largest and most international computer expo is no place for pole dancers, wait until you check out CeBIT this year. According to reports online, there were a couple of pole-dancing robots at the show....

Acer announces K520 laser-based light projector

03/08/2012, [CeBIT 2012] At CeBIT 2012, Acer announced a new projector the K520 which uses laser instead of a regular projector lamp to display images. The K520 Hybrid LED Laser projector is said to deliver a dynamic contrast ratio of up to 100,000:1, 2000 lumens of...

Fujitsu M532 tablet hands-on [+video]

03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] The Fujitsu M532 tablet briefly appeared in a video in January, but we bumped into it at CeBIT, so this was a great time for a hands-on demo. As you may know, the Fujitsu Stylistic M532 tablet is equipped with a Tegra 3 processor (quad-core)...

Intel touch display Ultrabook reference design: hands-on

03/07/2012, [Cebit 2012] Intel is showing a touch-enabled Ultrabook reference design at Cebit, and the overall goal of this exercise is to show what this looks and feels like, and to provide developers with something that they can work on until Windows 8 launches...

Gigabyte P2542G hands-on

03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] Gigabyte announced a number of new notebooks at CeBIT 2012, including the P2542G gaming notebook which we got to spend some time with. Sporting a striking yellow back cover with a clean “Gigabyte” logo, the laptop is surprisingly...

Michalsky Ultrabook bags cost as much as the laptops

03/07/2012, [Cebit 2012] Michael Michalsky, a designer known for leading Adidas’ design effort and now working under his own brand (Michalsky Holding GmbH), has taken on the challenge of making Ultrabook bags that are uber-fashionable and hopefully commercially...

Gigabyte U2442V and U2442N Ultrabooks – Hands-on

03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] We reported about the two new powerful ultrabooks launched at ceBIT by Gigabytes, and I took the time to check out the devices at the Gigabyte booth. The key feature of the new laptops is to deliver good performance in a super slim body,...

Fujitsu Lifebook Premium Ultrabook – hands-on

03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] Fujitsu is coming to CeBIT with a new 14-inch Ultrabook prototype that looks very promising. I personally love the design of the red version, it is stylish, elegant and offers high quality build for an amazing light weight (1.5kg – 3.3 lb)...

SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] gaming mouse introduced

03/06/2012, [CeBIT 2012] A few days ago we wrote about SteelSeries teasing us about a mouse with an integrated screen and today we know what it is. At CeBIT 2012 in Hanover, Germany; SteelSeries announced the introduction of its SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] mouse....

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 Ultrabook debuted at CeBIT

03/06/2012, [CeBIT 2012] Earlier this year at CES, Acer took the wraps off one of their ultrabook models which was part of their Aspire Timeline Ultra series, and today at CeBIT the company has officially debuted the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 Ultrabook, an...