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Ericsson's Spider PC projects the keyboard, screen

Ericsson's vision for the portable computer of 2020 uses a pico-projected screen and laser-projected keyboard.

Spider PC
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Over at the Taiwan Broadband show, Ericsson's vision for the portable computer of 2020 uses a pico-projected screen and laser-projected keyboard. And though the company's got a rough prototype (pictured above), they imagine it ultimately squeezing into this bizarre spider-leg tripod design:

Spider PC
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It'd have essentials like wireless broadband connectivity and a battery, but I'm hoping we'll have cooler stuff than a laser-projected keyboard by 2020. Their time has come and gone already, no? Less of that, more interactive holographic display technology, please. More wacky 2020 shenanigans at Ericsson via MobileandNotebook. And a video after the jump.

This story originally appeared on Gizmodo.