Gallery: Microsoft’s Skinput System Turns Skin into a Touchscreen

 

Touchscreens have revolutionized the way we communicate with electronics, but sometimes they can get a little cramped — wouldn’t it be great if the iPhone‘s screen was just a little bit bigger? One creative solution is Skinput, a device that uses a pico projector to beam graphics (keyboards, menus, etc.) onto a user’s palm and forearm, transforming the skin into a computer interface.

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  1. ankita February 27, 2012 at 6:52 am

    plz send the block diagram for skinput…very urgent

  2. ankita February 27, 2012 at 6:08 am

    plz send the block diagram for skinput …very urgent

  3. hemanth433 December 26, 2010 at 12:04 am

    PLEASE SENT THE PROCESSING TECHNICH & BLOCK DIAGRAM REPRESENTATION OF SKINPUT

  4. mithun e v August 30, 2010 at 5:14 am

    PLEASE SENT THE PROCESSING TECHNICH & BLOCK DIAGRAM REPRESENTATION OF SKINPUT

  5. Akhila.P.Nair July 15, 2010 at 1:36 am

    wow its indeed a brainstorming technology.wish to get its details!!

  6. MIT Student Turned Lamp... June 11, 2010 at 11:19 am

    […] LuminAR will search out an uncluttered space on your desktop to project on using a teeny tiny pico projector, and you can also point it in a certain direction or pre-program it to open your e-mail on the left […]

  7. davidwayneosedach March 4, 2010 at 8:39 pm

    Wow that is really futuristic! Does it wash off?

  8. jakerose March 3, 2010 at 12:33 am

    this reminds me MIT media lab’s “SixthSense”

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