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April 27, 2010

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C. Enrique Ortiz

Yes, interesting. The day will come where reality/physical-world recognition, both images and sound (voice), will be the source for interactions.

Today, QR or 2d codes will continue leading the way, and even in the future (as described on paragraph above) they will have a place.

Today I saw a short video that shows how powerful the mobile handset is becoming, in this case, solving a Rubik's cube in seconds by using what seems image capture, advanced algorithms, and a power CPU. This triggered on me thoughts about the future of mobile as a computing platform to solve complex computational problems. Imagine a future where battery consumption was not an issue and where sets of mobile handsets are federated in real-time, thousands to millions of handsets, to solve complex computational problems, similar to how SETI used idle CPU on millions of home PCs...

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