Disney Touché Turns Everyday Objects Into Multi-Touch, Gesture-Recognizing Interfaces
Posted May 07, 2012 8:39 AM
Disney Research, the bleeding edge guerilla technology arm of The Walt Disney Company, has created Touché, a system that can turn almost any object or substance into a multi-touch, gesture-recognizing interface. At its most basic, Touché could be used to enhance touchscreen devices like smartphones - but it could also turn everyday objects such as doorknobs, tables, liquids, or even your own body, into touch interfaces. Touché uses the same capacitive sensing technology found in smartphone and tablet touchscreens, but Disney has effectively supercharged it.