Saturday, June 09, 2007

Phone responds to the human touch

Video of new handheld interface ...

"A handheld device that recognises the way a finger sweeps across the screen has been developed by Taiwanese phone maker HTC.

The launch of the Touch comes less than three weeks before the iPhone goes on sale.

Apple's long awaited smart phone also has a finger-controlled display.

HTC's TouchFLO screen can tell the difference between a pen and human touch.

Menus can be spun around and opened by moving a finger in a given direction.

In January Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs launched the iPhone by asking a euphoric crowd "Are we going to use a stylus? No, we're not. We're going to use the best pointing device in our world. We're born with 10 of them: our fingers."    (Continued via BBC NEWS)    [Usability Resources]

Finger Sweep Interface - Usability, User Interface Design

Finger Sweep Interface

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