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'Smart doorknobs' and gesture-controlled smartphones: Revolutionary technology enables objects to know your touch

A doorknob that knows whether to lock or unlock based on how it is grasped, a smartphone that silences itself if the user holds a finger to her lips and a chair that adjusts room lighting based on recognizing if a user is reclining or leaning forward are among the many possible applications of Touché, a new sensing technique.
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When I Think About My Computer, I Touch Myself

Technology : Techland: News (2 years ago)

No, eww, I don't mean in the Divinyls sense -- I'm talking about touching real-world objects like chairs or doorknobs, or even parts of your own body, say your ears, to signal your computer or other computing devices. Read Post

Motorola Skip: Unlock Your Device With A Quick Finger Tap

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (last year)

The new Motorola Skip accessory is capable of unlocking your smartphone without a single finger swipe or passcode code. The average user unlocks their smartphone 39 times in a single day, and heavy users could find themselves unlock... Read Post

Revolutionary technology enables objects to know how they are being touched

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

PITTSBURGH—A doorknob that knows whether to lock or unlock based on how it is grasped, a smartphone that silences itself if the user holds a finger to her lips and a chair that adjusts room lighting based on recognizing if a user is... Read Post


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