Mozilla Seabird: Smartphone Call to Action
Mozilla Seabird Smartphone Concept: Pico-projector Technology Mozilla isn't releasing a "Firefox smartphone", but the open-source powerhouse wants other companies to do so. Mozilla's Seabird concept smartphone. The goal behind the Mozilla Seabird was to point out-- and overcome-- the physical limitations of information entry with current smartphones. Even the iPhone's virtual keypad is tiny comparied to adult human hands. Despite airport billboards depicting suited businesspeople "officing" as they travel, you just can't create a document on a smartphone: the process is too time-consuming and aggravating. Mozilla Seabird: Building the Better Virtual KeyboardThe Mozilla Seabird uses pico-projectors to lay out virtual keyboard and trackpad elements, allowing for an easy user interface.
Unfortunately, Mozilla maintains it has no plans to produce a smartphone or even a smartphone OS – this is just a design exercise.