Microsoft’s Skinput – the future?

The idea is that there’s sensors in an arm band that pick up low frequency sounds (inaudible to human ear) so that you when you tap different parts of your arm, it “sounds” different and so the computer knows where you hit and can act appropriately.  Totally cool but think about the implications – we could use this for helping handicap people to use computers.  What other ways do you think this could be used beyond the typical “coolness” factor?

Check out the full article at http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TECH/04/19/microsoft.skinput/index.html?hpt=C1


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