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Microsoft Experiments With Force Sensing Technology



Touch is big, but is touching with force the new paradigm? Microsoft Researchers are working on force sensing technology that allow you to apply force to a portable device to get it to do your bidding. Want to flip a page? Give the device a squeeze or a twist. Researchers have been testing this out with a Samsung UMPC. The desire is to get away from buttons, but it also might make those often very large bezels a little more useful. It sounds really intriguing to me.

Check out the entire article on the BBC.

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