Multi-touch interaction experiments

February 28, 2006

Image by Dale Rutter

Image by Dale Rutter

Jefferson Han is an inventor who, with colleagues at NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has come up with some marvelous inventions. Here is a video clip of a prototype of a, sometimes called, “smartboard” where one’s hands touch the screen to input commands. Remember in “Minority Report” there was a “computer” that was projected in thin air? I’m ready for it: no mouse and minimal typing. Typing classes will be a thing of the past and will be replaced by Tai Chi!

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