Laser Projection Keyboard

Laser Projection Keyboard

Celluon Magic Cube is an innovative mobile input device that projects virtual full-size keyboard onto any flat surface.

It is compatible with iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and other smartphones, tablets, and laptops that have Bluetooth. Small. Light. Charges via USB.

As a bonus, it also doubles as a multi-touch computer mouse. [buy]

Projection Keyboard

Laser Keyboard

Celluon Magic Cube

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  1. H7

    This is nothing new, it has been available for PDA’s for a long time now.

  2. Jenn Staz

    So cool, but I think I’d miss the gratifying click of a real keyboard!

  3. hoershey

    I want an iPad just for that!

  4. Ninja Egg:D

    Wasn’t something like this in Tron?

  5. gunneos

    Thanks, but no thanks. I prefer to know when I actually pressed something without having to look at the screen or the keyboard.

  6. noughatt

    swear they had this on the gadget show last year

  7. Zack

    I’d rather it build into my tempered glass desk like Kevin Flynn’s terminal.

  8. pTc

    Or how about this for a novel idea, lay your iPad where the projection would be and type directly onto it. Something else that solves a problem that never existed.

  9. Shandya

    how about typing it directly on your iPad?

  10. Megan

    I don’t see the need for this item but it is a beautifully designed piece.

  11. Reya

    A lot of people are saying that there’s no “need for this item.” Maybe not for you but some people feel really uncomfortable typing on the tiny crammed keyboards for phones and ipads, especially those who have arthritis or any other kind of pain in their hands.

  12. Andras

    Come on! It is a 5 year old technology!!!!

  13. Bill

    I could have sworn somebody sold a device very much like this a number of years ago, and it flopped horribly…

  14. John

    I like the idea of taking a known technology and making it small and portable. However, the video very clearly shows problems: that in bright light conditions you can’t distinguish the keys, and the most distinguishing keyboards are only shown in low-light conditions.

    Clearly they sacrificed usability for battery power, while in the laser world power doesn’t encessarily equal brightness, there is a tradeoff at some point. I’ll wait a few more years for something that includes biofeedback too (like a motor that taps every time a key is pressed).

  15. csrgamer

    I like to rest my hands on the keyboard and slide my fingers to each key when I type, this forces you to not touch the keyboard except to make specific keystrokes.

  16. someone

    This wold really tire out my wrists.

  17. javelin98

    Darn it! I had this idea back in the mid-90’s! I even included it in a sci-fi story I wrote. I wish I had the technical skill to see things like this to fruition.

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