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WorldKit – touch-based interfaces on everyday surfaces

By Damir Beciri
28 April 2013

world-kitIn one of our previous articles we described OmniTouch – a prototype of a wearable multitouch system that turns any surface into interface for information interaction. Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have played with that idea and created WorldKit – a system able to create these touch-based interfaces and enable information interaction in… »

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Fujitsu touch control interface can work with low cost equipment

By Damir Beciri
One Comment16 April 2013

fujitsu-information-interaction-1Fujitsu Laboratories developed a technology that enables gesture-based information interaction which merges digital data and real objects. As many of its competitors in user interface niche, the technology can accurately detect where the user’s finger is and what is being touched. However, what makes it different compared to other approaches is the fact it uses… »


Touché sensing technique – enhancing capacitive touch sensing

By Damir Beciri
8 May 2012

touche-capacitive-touch-sensingA new sensing technique developed by a team at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) could enhance current capacitive touch sensing used for information interaction by enabling detection of more complex gestures. Named Touché, the new method monitors capacitive signals across a broad range of frequencies instead sensing electrical signals at a single… »


OmniTouch wearable multitouch system turns any surface into interface

By Damir Beciri
4 Comments17 October 2011

omnitouch-wearable-multitouch-systemResearchers at Microsoft Research and the Carnegie Mellon University are developing a wearable projection system developed by, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms and legs into graphical, interactive surfaces. Dubbed OmniTouch, the technology could be used for gestural control of the projected information and interact with it… »

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PaperPhone and Snaplet provide glimpse into flexible gadgets future

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments8 May 2011

paperphone-1An advanced “thin-film” flexible paper computer has been developed in collaboration between the researchers of Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and Arizona State University, USA. Two variations of the flexible paper computer are going to be unveiled on May 10 at the Association of Computing Machinery’s CHI 2011 (Computer- Human Interaction) conference in Vancouver, Canada…. »


DONA – a donation gathering robot

By Damir Beciri
4 Comments21 April 2011

dona-robot-1In some countries, begging is forbidden by the law and could lead to a heavy fine or even imprisonment. However, in order to counter the relatively low rate of donations made by individuals in South Korea, designer Min Su Kim created DONA – a charming little robot designed to gather donations for various charitable causes… »