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Alternate Interface Technologies Emerge

NanoTouch input technology demonstration

NanoTouch, a back-of-device input technology for very small screens on mobile devices and electronic jewelry. The technology demonstrated here by Patrick Baudisch was developed at Microsoft Research and Hasso Plattner Institute.

Photo courtesy of Kay Herschelmann

Researchers working in human-computer interaction are developing new interfaces to produce greater efficiencies in personal computing and enhance miniaturization in mobile devices.

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