Video demo of Microsoft Research grip-sensing pen

Turns out Microsoft Research published a video demo of their grip-sensing pen that we mentioned yesterday. The demo shows how the pen cursor changes in response to different ways of holding the pen, as well as recognizing it as a different type of instrument when held like a saxophone.

The video is posted in Microsoft Silverlight (naturally). If your device is not down with that, it’s also downloadable in mp4 for iDevices and WMV. Tap over to the video web page for these and audio-only downloads.

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Via Engadget and Being Manan

Alleged Apple fanboi, accused Android apologist, and confirmed Microsoft MVP for touch and tablet Mark Sumimoto a.k.a. Sumocat dabbles in all areas of mobile computing with a focus on Windows-based Tablet PCs and pen input. A mobile computing enthusiast since 2004, he pioneered the field of ink blogging via his personal blog, Sumocat's Scribbles. His current tools include a Fujitsu Lifebook T900, TEGA v2, and iPhone 4. Email: sumocat [at]


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