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Repurposed sensor enables smartwatch to detect finger taps and other bio-acoustic signals

A smartwatch is capable of detecting and distinguishing a variety of taps, flicks and scratches by the hands and fingers, and all that's required is a software upgrade that repurposes the device's existing accelerometer, Carnegie Mellon University researchers discovered.
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