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Airwriting input device enables 3D writing in air

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments2 March 2013

airwritingComputer scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) developed a technology which enables “airwriting” – a technology which might change the way we input data while on the go while by writing data in air. Since it can be worn like clothes, which can be integrated seamlessly into the everyday life of the user, the… »


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… »


Oblong g-speak – the near future of information interaction?

By Damir Beciri
One Comment5 July 2010

oblong-g-speakIf you’re a regular tech news reader you must have stumbled upon articles where they compare some information manipulation (or human-machine interface) technology to the technology seen at the sci-fi movie Minority Report. In this article we’re going to describe the Oblong g-speak Spatial Operating Environment (SOE), technology that is most resembling to the one… »

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Skinput uses sound to turn your body into an input device

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments8 March 2010

skinput-1In our previous article we wrote about a new material which gives the sense of touch, and here is an invention with a different twist. Since devices with increasingly larger computational power and various capabilities are becoming much smaller, they can be easily carried on our bodies. However, their small size typically leads to limited… »