Kyocera’s dual display phone Echo was one of the most talked about phone designs made by the Asian company lately. However, Kyocera also has other interesting concepts to showcase. One of them is Merlin, shown below and based on augmented reality, through a combination of glasses and headphones.
This handset can overlap content, visual and audio information onto on object. Next up, there’s the UFO Kyocera phone, a device covered entirely with a touchscreen and sporting an edge that can be used to control the interface and other functions without the need to touch the center of the screen.
There’s also a third concept of a device that’s able to shift its back and adapt to the palm of the user, using moving panels. Finally, the Kyocera Sound has its entire surface turned into a big speaker, for an improved audio experience. We don’t know which of these models will become real, but keep in mind that Kyocera Echo was also a concept in the past!
If there’s one good thing about April Fools, it’s the fact that many concepts and renders are passed as real devices. We’re not yet sure if the Kyocera Katsura tablet is a hoax, but we’ll have a look at it, just in case. We’re dealing with a supposed gaming tablet, just like that mystery model we’ve heard Sony is working on…
Adorned with traditional symbols on the device, the device looks pretty thin and particularly long, plus not very wide. No clue if it’s real or not, but we’ve seen a couple of Kyocera concepts on our site that look really good, so it would be great to have an Android slate of this kind, especially with gaming features.
Kyocera was one of the companies who showcased products during last week’s CTIA 2011 event. Well, aside from their dual screen phone, we also found some very interesting units, like those below, concept phones that can change their shape based on the human emotion of the speaker.
Considering that body language is a vital part of communication, these handsets are able to transform in order to express the mental state of the caller. I guess that for some a videocall would fix the showing emotions part, but having a morphing phone in your hand sometimes seems like the answer.
Most of the models were made out of ceramic materials and were shown during CTIA Wireless 2011, but we doubt that any of them was 100% up and running…
Rest assured that the beautiful Kyocera concept phones from the video below will be detailed in the near future, since we’re struggling to find the needed info right now. In the meantime, you have to know that these beautiful devices were showcased in Barcelona these days, during Mobile World Congress 2010.
One of these concepts was truly incredible, sporting a huge display and a see-through keypad that really rocked. More details coming soon, hopefully from Kyocera!