20 Oct Your next smartphone may not need buttons, you will take on the skin
That our own skin is touch control is not new. Microsoft already tried something similar four years ago. But then the meaning was not too clear, which does not happen with development being tested at Carnegie Mellon University.
There, the smartwatch earn an essential space to be checked by our own skin. Through a few small lasers (4), some virtual buttons with icons and all, are projected on the skin while some infrared sensors monitor when our fingers contact each icon to replicate the action in the interface of advanced clock.
This addition, which still needs a major for manufacturers to take account of improvement, according to its creators could be implemented for less than $ 2 per device. Maybe so, control of well designed smartwatches, gain in efficiency.