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MIT gives LCDs a hand in recognizing gestures

12/16/2009 06:00 PM EST
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re: MIT gives LCDs a hand in recognizing gestures
Nirav Desai   12/18/2009 4:06:04 PM
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How about using a MEMs Gyro based Stylus for combined gesture and touch based inputs for smartphones ? The stylus would be connected to the cell phone and get its power and data through this connection. It can have a button which when pressed activates gesture mode and otherwise it defaults to a normal stylus ? The stylus could be used very effectively for fast data entry and gesture based mode could be used for zoom in / out, forward and back buttons functions on the browser, click and double click ? It would be built on the lines of the Nintendo Wii remote.

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