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Disney Research’s multi-user touchscreen

on Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Based on a user’s individual impedance profile, Disney Research is developing a system that will allow for Capacitive Fingerprinting. This means that rather than a touchscreen being able to be used by anyone, the touchscreen will be able to differentiate between users based on factors such as bone density, muscle mass, and clothing. Capacitive fingerprintingRead More…

Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet OTA 3.5 Firmware Update

on Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Lenovo (in conjunction with N-Trig) has just released OTA 3.5, a firmware-only update that addresses two of the major issues that still exist with their Thinkpad Tablet. Issues fixed 1) Tablet Pen input not recognized sometimes 2) Screen Unlock not spontaneous Already released for US, WE and UK roms, reports have so far been good.Read More…


Swatch Gets Touchy Feely

on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Why wear a certain touch screen mp3 player on your wrist when you can slap on a reliable Swatch?  The Swatch Touch is a new line featuring, you guessed it, the ubiquitous touch screen!  All physical buttons have been removed, giving the watch face a sleek new profile.  The wearer just needs to now swipeRead More…


Kodak Slice, Digital Camera with Facial Recognition and Touch screen

on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Another CES unveiling:  Kodak will have a new entry to their consumer-grade digital camera line–Slice, available in April 2010.  The 14MP camera will feature a widescreen 3.5″ color touch screen and built-in facial recognition software in order to instantly tag and search for your friends from your customized database.  Up to 20 unique faces canRead More…