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Ryan
02-17-2006, 06:00 PM
I'm sure the die-hard tech guys have already heard of or seen this. But it's news to me.

Click this link to see a crazy video clip from some guys at NYU.

http://mrl.nyu.edu.nyud.net:8090/~jhan/ftirtouch/multitouchreel.mp4

It takes a while to download. But, holy crap I am floored!!!! If you saw the movie Minority Report you'll see a similar method to manipulate files.

bigmac
02-17-2006, 06:02 PM
I'm sure the die-hard tech guys have already heard of or seen this. But it's news to me.

Click this link to see a crazy video clip from some guys at NYU.

http://mrl.nyu.edu.nyud.net:8090/~jhan/ftirtouch/multitouchreel.mp4

It takes a while to download. But, holy crap I am floored!!!! If you saw the movie Minority Report you might they use a similar method to manipulate files.

Forbidden..

Now I'm sure I have a bunch of Coral Content Distribution Network cops on their way to my house right now because their precogs TOLD them that I was going to try to access their network.

Ryan
02-17-2006, 06:07 PM
Maybe this one will let you in.

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

Mag_Red
02-17-2006, 07:43 PM
that's some wild sh*t!

twieder
02-18-2006, 04:33 PM
I want one! That stuff is awsome,but kinda scary at the same time.

Ryan
02-18-2006, 05:13 PM
"Up Next:
We'll be working with other, more interesting form factors (both larger and smaller). Wouldn't it also be nice to identify which finger (e.g. thumb, index, etc.) is associated with each contact?"

Click on the second link in the thread under credits. You can see some of Jefferson's other projects.

Workin' 4 Toys
02-20-2006, 10:19 PM
The movie "LAWNMOWER MAN" comes to mind....

Ron Grover
02-21-2006, 09:18 AM
That's what our next computer will be?

Ryan
02-21-2006, 01:53 PM
That's what our next computer will be?

It could be. I bet that concept will go into drafting and graphic design first.