Author Topic: Alps Electric Demos 'Non-contact Touchpad'  (Read 1749 times)

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Offline Chloe

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Alps Electric Demos 'Non-contact Touchpad'
« on: Wed, 18 February 2009, 19:04:48 »
http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20080926/158589/

I quite like the idea of this for gestures. With my graphics tablet I can use the pen up to 7-8mm above the surface and it makes a difference not having to press all the time.

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Alps Electric Demos 'Non-contact Touchpad'
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 18 February 2009, 19:43:38 »
Now that's funny, my iBook's touchpad can actually detect my finger about 0.5 mm above the pad sometimes. (And, it's made by Alps.) :p