Touch Screens With Texture

February 2nd, 2011

MonitorBack in November, Microsoft filed a patent for touch screen technology that creates texture. From the linked article: “a display that uses technical tricks to convince users they are actually touching the ridges, bumps and textures of a displayed image.” Other companies are trying to do something similar, but the difference with Microsoft’s system is that the bumps are real, whereas their competitors only create an illusion of texture. This could be big, really big, if they manage to make it cost-effective.

Link: http://www.newscientist.com/…
(via Kim Komando)

One Response to “Touch Screens With Texture”

  1. [link]Eric Shefferman Says:

    There’s something to revolutionize the porn industry! Feeling tree bark? Yeah, right.

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