ASUS Eee PC T91 Touch Demo
ASUS has put together a demo video of the Eee PC T91’s multi-touch capabilities. user interface. The custom UI can be accessed by tapping at the dock at the top of the screen.
There are some touch-enabled games and apps shown in the demo. FotoFun lets users sort images and build photo albums.
The ASUS Eee T91 may act like a tablet, but it’s a netbook at heart. It comes with an 8.9″ display, Intel Atom processor, 1GB of RAM and a 32GB SSD. It’s available now at several online retailes. Amazon has the T91 on sale for $532.
11/10/2009 at 12:10 pm
Did I spot pressure sensitivity?
11/10/2009 at 12:14 pm
What part of the video are you seeing pressure sensitivity? When inking?
11/10/2009 at 2:07 pm
I noticed the pressure sensitivity as well.
At .46 seconds in, he wrote “Yes”, the curves at the end of the letters indicate pressure sensitivity.
You’ll notice the difference when you compare it to time 1.55 seconds, where he writes “Flow” and there is no pressure sensitivity
I have the T-91 (when it first came out), and the lack of Pressure Sensitivity was one of the biggest drawbacks (as well as lack of an active digitizer.)
I didn’t think it was possible for just “Touch” screens to do pressure. Maybe its that program specifically, but if there was a way to enable the pressure for a program like photoshop, I would use the t-91 a lot more often.
11/10/2009 at 6:29 pm
Since this is a simulated mock-up, not a live demo, I wouldn’t read too much into that instance of pressure sensitivity.
11/10/2009 at 10:58 pm
So, do I take it from the demo above that this new T91MT multi-touch model could be used as a note-taking device with OneNote? That vectoring shouldn’t be an issue as it often is when inking with touch screens? Or am I just seeing what I want to see?!
11/11/2009 at 5:36 am
DP: I would imagine palm rejection would work more effectively in a multitouch system since it can recognize multiple simultaneous points of contact and reject big hand shaped clusters. On the other hand, it might treat it as a multitouch command instead. Going to depend on the software.