Author - Sankar

Microsoft’s Omnitouch turning any surface to touch screen

    A new prototype can transform a notebook into a notebook computer, a wall into an interactive display, and the palm of your hand into a smart phone display.  Researchers at Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University say their new shoulder-mounted device, called OmniTouch, can turn any nearby surface into an ad hoc interactive touch screen.   OmniTouch works by bringing together     a miniature projector and an infrared         depth camera, similar to the kind used     [...]