Category Archives: Touchscreen

DIY Water Touchscreen Interface!

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For those of you who like tinkering, you might want to think about the next generation touchscreen interface.

And no, that’s not multi-touch but a DIY water-based touchscreen interface.

Take a look at this video of the DIY water touchscreen interface in action:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuihQVRpRrQ&feature=player_embedded

What do I think of this idea?

I think this can go very far, especially when you consider doing things submerged underwater, perhaps lead to the next generation of water-resistant multi-touch devices.

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Future of the Digital Pens [Video]

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRP-i5kY8ac

New technology to compete with Wii-motes:

Excerpt:: NaviScribe-based digital pens and styli contain miniaturized optical navigation systems that capture the real-time location of their tips with respect to the dimensions of rectangular writing surfaces including ordinary paper and unmodified flat-panel displays.

NaviScribe devices also capture their full spatial motion as they travel across a writing surface. This absolute 3-D motion data, rich in information not available from methods that capture only relative motion, can be

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Applet Tablet Video [FAKE]

This video of the new Apple Tablet is obviously fake but still, it keeps us wondering if the real Apple Tablet will be just as good.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHRSDWZC_m4

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iMac G4 Hack – DIY iMac G4 Touch Screen!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV1mQ1r3SpY

Looking for a cool way to hack your iMac G4 into a touchscreen computer?  Look no more, here’s a DIY iMac G4 touchscreen!  The author even hacked a Windows 7 into a PowerPC machine, I don’t know how he did that. (I guess you can install Win 7 on PowerPC CPUs???  Will have a post on that soon too then!)

Way cool!

I added the original speakers connected to a Griffin Power Wave Adapter and now I finally

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iPhone Hack – How to Make a Cheap Stylus with Snap and Dental Floss!

Here’s a quick and dirty iPhone/iPod Touch hack for making your own iPhone/iPod Touch stylus using snap fasteners and dental floss as ingredients.

Most standard stylus pens won’t work with Apple’s capacitive screens, but this model seems to use the conductivity and flexibility of a snap fastener bound with dental floss to get the right feel and connection. Feel free to correct our thumbnail circuit punditry, but first check out the simple, cheap building of an iPhone stylus:

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How Apple Solved Copy and Paste 15 Years Ago!

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Here’s an interesting video of how Apple solved the copy and paste mystery 15 years ago.  Anyone have an old Mac to try this on?

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SMART introduces Flat Panel Digital Whiteboards!

SMART introduces Flat Panel Digital Whiteboards!

Here’s a cool flat panel digital whiteboard.  Now, if they can make these or simply add it as an additional feature for digital picture frames, that’d make my world perfecto.

Best of all, this technology can be used with any existing front projection, rear projection, and LCD TVs.

SMART presented its flat-panel interactive whiteboard at the infoCom08 in Las Vegas. It is able to simply touch the display to control computer applica

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TouchTable is a Touchscreen Roulette Table!

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I don’t think Vegas hotels would be switching to touchscreen roulette tables anytime soon but it’s definitely a great product for enjoying the game without chips.

Also doing away with the conventional idea of chips and money-on-the-table, time to run a game cycle is lowered considerably and chances of the dealer to cheat are reduced. Bets are placed with less effort electronica

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Microsoft Multi-Touch Demo Video at Windows 7!

Okay, I do bash Microsoft a lot but here’s a really cool multi-touch demo from Microsoft!

The thing is running Dell’s Latitude XT Tablet, one of Microsoft’s core monolpoly gang banger members.

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