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Monday, 9 May 2016

Use Your Arm as a Smart Watch Touch Pad

Comment: And the gadget-obsessed believers in "SMART society" will no doubt love this one... The push to wear our technology continues. 


MIT Tech Review

Rather than playing games like Angry Birds by swiping your finger across a touch screen, you may someday be able to do so by swiping your finger across your arm.

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are making this possible through a project called SkinTrack. You’d wear a ring on your index finger that emits an electrical signal that can be picked up by an electrode-laden smart watch on your other arm. A paper on it will be presented next week at the Association for Computing Machinery’s computer-human interaction conference in San Jose, California.

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