Dixau put a new spin on an old product. Take our traditional OCR scanner (optical character recognition) and digitally translate any written page into electronic form. Well, what if you’re scanning in a topic you know nothing about? The folks at Dixau developed a method to automatically searches Google or Wikis on text scanned, but not familiar with.
The hand held Dixau USB scanner has the ability to OCR a physical page, then click a button to take a picture of the text and the scanner will display explanations and background information from an auto search function built into the software, right on your screen. No need to type in complicated words into Google, the intellegent software will do the work for you.
The hardware, software combination increases productivity and although initially used for Koreans to learn translation, this would also be useful for young children to learn about words and subject matter.
The Dixau OCR USB scanner is available for $90.
Source: EverythingUSB via OhGizmo.
It’s obvious there is one primary use for this USB mouse: adult content and hiding your “habits.”
The Politically Correct term would be the USB Privacy Mouse, here is why. Along with the traditional mouse configuration of left, right buttons and center scroll tool, there is a side button used for specific hot-swap configuration. What do we mean by hot-swap configuration? Well, since a picture can tell a thousand words, consider this:
Not the best looking USB mouse, but it does hold one unique characteristic…it’s waterproof. Yep, you can now browse the web, underwater, safe and secure. Putting some traditional yellow to signify the waterproof feature would help the look, but not by much.
The redeeming quality for this USB gadget is the application in hospitals, weathered / outdoor applications or possibly chemical laboratories as the mouse is chemical resistant as well.
The USB waterproof mouse is sealed with high quality silicone making it possible to clean, disinfect and even wash under water without harm or damage.
So if you happen to be a pool bartender, restaurant owner of just a slob, you can pick up the waterproof mouse for $37.
Over the course of 2007 we have seen our share of jewelry USB drives, now we see vanity making it’s way into the market place. The new Lindy USB Mirror 57-in-1 Card reader and Mirror USB hub are now available for high tech connection and personal reflection.
Stephen Fawcett, Senior Product Manager states:
When we asked our development team to come up with a compact device we didn’t really expect them to literally deliver a ‘compact’. Fortunately, they didn’t include the powder in the spec. But it’s very handy for checking you haven’t left a bit of marmite on your chin or seeing what colleagues are up to behind your back.”
Unfortunately the Lindy website isn’t up to date with this press release, but GetUSB did find the card reader will go for 22.99 and the hub for 14.99 USD.
Source: Spanish GetUSBinfo
We started out with a USB a$$ blower a while back, now we have the USB optiwind mouse, the ideal Palmar Hyperhidrosis USB gadget. With over 28 CFM airflow those sweaty palms will never be wet again.
The USB optiwind mouse has a little more RPM than the USB seat blower we reported a while back (1500 rpm).
For the tech palmer hyperhidrosis type consider the 800 dpi, 25dBA noise level spec and MTFG of 20,000 POH.
I believe the optical finger mouse is a key component to a successful multi-tasker as it allows your fingers never to leave the keyboard so you can crank through those blog posts – o maybe a mobile environment where a flat surface isn’t available.
USB Fever is set to release an all new 2.4Ghz wireless Optical Finger Mouse with USB dongle at just $27. Include a wireless keyboard and become the ultimate mobile office worrier.
The finger mouse comes with 3 ring sizes and great resolution of 1000dpi along with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery which powers up via USB cable.