Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Skinput

Here's an interesting concept. Why not turn yourself into a touchscreen?

Chris Harrison at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, along with Dan Morris and Desney Tan at Microsoft's research lab created a system that allows users to use their own hands and arms as touchscreens by detecting the various ultralow-frequency sounds produced when tapping different parts of the skin. Skinput uses microchip-sized “pico” projectors to allow for interactive elements rendered on the user’s forearm and hand.

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