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The Magic Mirror [nytlabs.com], developed by The New York Times Research & Development Lab (with Alexis Lloyd, among others) has just been selected as one of Time's "50 Best Inventions" of 2011. It is probably the best gadget to fullfil those urgent craves from the data addicted, during those few moments they cannot reach their smart phones.

At first sight, the mirror looks like any normal plain, reflective surface. However, next to showing one's reflection, this mirror is also able to deliver daily news and weather details while brushing your teeth or combing your hear. It combines a Philips Mirror TV with a Microsoft Kinect camera to allow you to access all sorts of information while admiring your own reflection. For instance, the mirror can check one's daily calendar and social feeds, and displays all sorts of statistics regarding one's health, including historical sleep patterns or walking activity.

Also at Niemanlab, Engadget, and many others.

Via Time Newsfeed. See also Miragraphy.

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Now who was first and which one is better?
The Cybertecture® Mirror is very much the same and very much awared too. Have a look at: http://cybertecturemirror.com

Wed 30 Nov 2011 at 11:25 AM
marc aurel

New York Times Linked Open Data by The New York Times Company is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. ,borse louis vuitton

Fri 30 Dec 2011 at 9:33 AM
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