[FoRK] looking for a secure dumbphone

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri May 31 23:09:26 PDT 2013


On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 08:49:48AM -0700, Stephen Williams wrote:
> Difficult / expensive to do that in such a compact form factor, and
> you'd have to navigate liability from a bright display semi-blinding
> people and causing accidents. Solvable, but it will take some time.
> 
> If you don't care about form factor, add a camera to an Occulus
> Rift...  I would set up 360 degree cameras, fused like they do now
> in "backup display" vehicle systems that give you a bird's eye view.

The consumer version of Oculus Rift will purportedly have
a front-facing camera (or two).

It is however an immersive display, and hence useless on the
street.

Augmented reality for daily use won't be immersive due to 
bulk and weight of optics. 


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