Wearable turns skin into interactive touchscreen
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We’ve seen how smart device control is growing more varied, and systems have enabled finger-angling and kicking for control. Now, SkinTrack enables the skin around smart watches to be used as a touchscreen. Continuous touch skin tracking is made possible using electric field technology. A wearable ring emits a signal that is received by two pairs of electrodes mounted on the smart watch's strap. By reading a phase difference between these two electrode pairs, the device can follow a finger as it glides across the skin or hovers above it. The software can be combined with smart watch APIs to…
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