Photos: What's inside France Telecom's Paris R&D Labs

Photos: What's inside France Telecom's Paris R&D Labs

Summary: Mobile TV glasses, LED sweaters and a full-size virtual boss

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  • Mobile TV glasses, LED sweaters and a full-size virtual boss

    This isn't a photo from a Star Trek: Next Generation conference or a picture of a wannabe X-Man - it's a look inside France Telecom's R&D Labs. The telco, which owns mobile operator Orange and ISP Wanadoo, took silicon.com for a sneaky peak at the next generation of devices it's working on...

    Photo credit: Wanadoo

  • This device is designed to allow the wearer to watch TV on the move. Video clips are streamed from a mobile phone, connected using an EDGE network, into two tiny screens inside the specs, while earphones provide the sound.

    The thinking behind this is privacy - the user can watch TV on the train while dodging shoulder surfers. It's expected to debut in October or November.

    Photo credit: Jo Best

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Topic: Networking

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