CES 2014: Caterpillar Rugged Mobile Phones

 

Caterpillar Rugged PhonesCaterpillar is a global manufacturer of construction machines including graders, bulldozers, and other heavy machinery. The company behind these big, yellow machines has a new innovation that’s small enough to fit in your pocket.

At the 2014 CES Show, we saw a new line of rugged mobile phones from Caterpillar. We checked out two models, the B100 Feature Phone and the B15 Smartphone.

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3D Filter for Mobile Devices

3D-PhoneDon’t like how goofy those 3D glasses make you look? You might not need them to watch of play 3D content in the future. According to a group of Singaporean researchers, a simple plastic filter will replace those silly glasses in the future. What’s more, the plastic filter will be compatible with mobile devices. This could mean many things to mobile gadget users, but one thing that pops up on the forefront is the addition of a completely new dimension of the mobile user experience.

Developed by Singapore’s Temasek Polytechnic (TP) and the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), the plastic filter will be the first glasses-free 3D device in the market once it becomes available for commercial use. It will have the ability to show portrait and landscape content. How can a plastic film fully render 3D content?

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