Saturday, March 6, 2010

Future :Skinput Gadget Turns Your Own ARM Into A Touchscreen Display

Those who find the touchscreens on their ever shrinking gadgets too fiddly to handle, will be glad to hear scientists are developing a new touch surface... your own arm.
Developers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University are working together to create an armband that projects an interface directly on to your skin.
They have combined a mini projector which creates a changing display with a sophisticated sensor that can tell which part of your arm is being tapped.