Saturday, January 30, 2010

Touchable Holography

I've blogged about ultrasonic tacile displays before, but this technology seems so magical to me that I couldn't resist posting about this video. And it always helps the imagination with more examples. I love the little elephant right at the end.

Touch-free input interface using a single camera

Really nice. I would like to try out what this feels like. His typing seems rather quick. It would be a nice way to avoid smudges on your screen if nothing else. You can still have haptic feedback in the air as shown here.

One might have problems with ergonomics and fatigue as you have nowhere to rest your hands or fingers, but you won't know until you try.

Monday, January 11, 2010

DIY Touchscreen Analysis

DIY Touchscreen Analysis from MOTO Development Group on Vimeo.

Nice test! And a great reminder for designers to be careful at thee edges of the screen, where sensitivity generally is not as good.