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Light Appliances

"Light Appliances is a system of information appliances to give access to internet communication and media to people otherwise unable to do so, without using the PC. The system is composed of buttonless appliances, each one dedicated to one specific function like email, voice over internet, video call and internet TV. [...]

Imagine a person changing the photo in a digital picture frame by caressing the frame's corner. Imagine now the person calling the friend displayed in the photo by dragging and dropping the contact into a phone by using a particular one-button remote control called 'dropper', or sending him a handwritten email by dragging the contact into an e-mail appliance instead."

Sun, 24 Apr 2005 20:59:08 +0000