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Tag: Multitouch

Speed USB Smart Pad Supports Multitouch Gestures: Let Your Fingers Do the Zoomin’ and Navigatin’

Speed USB Smart Pad Supports Multitouch Gestures: Let Your Fingers Do the Zoomin’ and Navigatin’
Yeah, yeah, Apple is probably going to announce some sort of wondrous new multitouch input peripherals when it makes its rumored product announcements this week, but does that mean that Windows users can’t have at least a little multitouch lovin’ in the mean time?

10/Gui User Interface Concept Ponders How Future Slackers Will Kill Time on the Computer

10/Gui User Interface Concept Ponders How Future Slackers Will Kill Time on the Computer
Those of us who spend more time in front of our computers instead of other humans know that the current keyboard and mouse method of interaction with our magic boxes are far from perfect. I for one, want a half-sphere, multitouch surface that lets me move stuff onscreen with my right hand (my mouse hand) resting on it.

Snatch This Computer Remote Control for Your iPhone and iPod Touch

Snatch This Computer Remote Control for Your iPhone and iPod Touch
Every day that I use my iPhone, I discover yet another cool trick that I never knew I could do the day before. This time, it comes in the form of a little app called Snatch, which lets you turn your iPhone or iPod Touch into a completely programmable remote for interacting with applications on your Mac or PC.

Sticky Light Laser Scanner Follows Your Every Move

Sticky Light Laser Scanner Follows Your Every Move
The Sticky Light is an interactive plaything that’s capable of scanning movements in real time, and following them with a laser light beam. The tracking technology, developed by the Department of Information Physics at the University of Tokyo’s Komuro Laboratory, Sticky Light uses a laser diode, a photodetector and a pair of beam-steering mirrors to automatically trace your movements.

Apple Tablet Pc Pics, Specs, Price and Release Date Speculation

Apple Tablet Pc Pics, Specs, Price and Release Date Speculation
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, tech geeks all around the world have been speculating salivating about the impending announcement of a Apple’s tablet computer, currently rumored to be called the iTablet (I’ve also heard it could be called the MacBook Touch or the iPAD).

The Future of Desktop Computing is Looking More and More Like Star Trek

The Future of Desktop Computing is Looking More and More Like Star Trek
Microsoft’s “top research and strategy officer” Craig Mundie demoed various flashy & functional future tech that the company believes will be an integral part of the future desktop computing experience. Mundie’s demo included “hologram-like videoconferencing, a virtual digital assistant, and multiple surface computers, along with voice-, touch- and gesture-recognition technology.”

Touch Screens Could Get Bumpy Someday

Touch Screens Could Get Bumpy Someday
As much as I dig my iPhone and HP Touchsmart touchscreens, there’s something that I still miss about actually feeling buttons under my fingertips. And while I’ve gotten pretty good at typing without even looking at the screen anymore, I’ll never achieve the kind of touch typing speed I’ve hit on a traditional keyboard.

Apple Gloves to Warm Hands, Empty Wallets

Apple Gloves to Warm Hands, Empty Wallets
It can be hard to do anything while wearing gloves, much less get directions to that new sushi place with your iPhone. Sure, you could just take off your gloves every time you need to do something, wear the fingerless variety, or just lose your “texting fingers.”

Touch Grind: iPhone Gets Multitouch Skateboarding Game

Touch Grind: iPhone Gets Multitouch Skateboarding Game
Touch Grind is a new game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that uses the media player’s multitouch interface to let your fingers do a little skateboarding. Gameplay takes place in an unusual top-down view. You control the game by placing two fingertips onto the skateboard’s surface and flicking the board around to do tricks.

IPhone Drum Machine Kicks Out the Jams

IPhone Drum Machine Kicks Out the Jams
Already sick of playing the piano on your iPhone? Maybe it’s time to hit the drums. Developer MooTheCow has created this homebrew drum machine application called “Drummer” that runs on the iPhone or iPod Touch. Drummer can play up to 15 unique audio samples (one on each finger touch pad), and takes advantage of multi-touch capabilities, so you can play up to five sounds at once.

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians
The other day, I told you about a tabletop multi-touch interface for creating music sequences. While I was researching that story, I came across an interesting touchscreen interactive music controller device that you can actually get your hands on for yourself.

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen
HP wowed crowds with this amazing, massive multi-touch display wall at this past week’s Wall Street Journal D5 Conference. The 16 x 8-foot interactive display allowed multiple visitors to simultaneously control audio, video, photos and other multimedia content using their hands to navigate.