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The OmniTouch Makes Any Surface Interactive (An upgrade from Pranav Mistry) #teechy

18 Oct

 

For all the power and connectivity that modern mobile devices offer these days, why are we still typing on screens or, God forbid, numerical pads barely three fingers wide?

A new weareable GUI system aims to turn any surface within arms reach into an input device.

The OmniTouch system was developed by Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with Microsoft Research and allows users to interact with applications on any surface.

via The OmniTouch Makes Any Surface Interactive.

This was MIT’s Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense TedTalk from 2009. Similar idea:

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