Posts tagged Touchscreen
'Obake' Elastic Touchscreen Prototype Allows Literal Pinch To Zoom


We've seen touchscreen technology evolve over the years; but it has never really developed further than pressing against a flat display.  However, a new prototype called 'Obake,' designed by Dhairya Dand and Rob Hemsley of MIT's Media Lab, hopes to change this with an elastic screen - bringing a literal meaning to gestures such as pinch-to-zoom.

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'Soladapt Touchscreen Overlay' Hands-On. Turn Any Screen Into A Multi-Touch Display

Soladapt's Touchscreen Overlay presents the unique and cost effective opportunity to experience the full functionality of touch-based UIs like Windows 8.  Simply put, it's a pane of toughened glass you put over the front of your display and plug in via USB, giving you Touchscreen capabilities.

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‘Pinch’ Interface Connects Touch Devices Into One Giant Display

It might not have the sophistication of the XDesk tabletop interface, but in development by a research group at the Tokyo University of Technology, a new interface named ‘Pinch’ allows users to connect various touch-enabled devices together into one larger, mismatched but quite remarkable screen.

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