research for the next generation…



I was pointed to a very very very interesting research website today. It’s the website of Jefferson Y. Han – a consultant at the NYU’s Department of Computer Science. He is showing off the research projects he is working on. What an impressive portfolio!!!


One of these projects is the “Multi-Touch Interaction” which means:


“While touch sensing is commonplace for single points of contact, multi-touch sensing enables a user to interact with a system with more than one finger at a time, as in chording and bi-manual operations. Such sensing devices are inherently also able to accommodate multiple users simultaneously, which is especially useful for larger interaction scenarios such as interactive walls and tabletops. “



This video and project came up when some people discussed the recent Apple patents like “gestures for touch sensitive input devices”.


But there’s more to discover on Hans website – so go there immediately and get inspired…


Source: http://mrl.nyu.edu/~jhan/

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