Our Bodies, Our Controllers: How Our Skin Might Be the Next Touchpad.

Tired of janky game controllers? Perhaps your forearm or forehead might be more appropriate.  Desney Tan and Scott Saponas recently demoed Skinput, their technology that creates an interface using “bio-acoustics” to create touch-sensitive surfaces of our body. It’d be a bit like touching your fingers to your neck to deliver a finishing move in Hitman: “We’ve made cool technologies that profoundly shape how we live. The bottleneck is in the interface. The challenge is to create richer ways for humans and computers to communicate,” says Tan.

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-Jamin Warren

[Via PopTech]