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Skinput: Your Body as Mouse, Keyboard and More

New word for me this week: Skinput: Verb – Using your own body as a input surface for interacting with digtal media, computers, phones, or more. It’s already in the gaming space with Kinect but a lot more is to arrive in the coming years. This is one of those things that is better understood by watching a video than reading so here you go . . .

Microsoft Wants You to Control Your Phone by Touching Yourself
from Fast Company

Read the whole post but the videos are quite fun anyway.

Skin Touchscreen Keyboard “Skinput”: Appropriating the Body as an Input Surface

Skinput makes the entire body a touch interface

Wirless Air Guitar Hero

Cool, eh!?

Now, I am imagining searching databases and OPACs by touching my arm . . .

Stephen

Posted on: March 10, 2011, 8:03 am Category: Uncategorized

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