Cool Toys pics of the day: Skinput



Well, this isn’t exactly available today, but I loved hearing about
it! I think it was about 15 years ago I was reading about paint that
would allow you to make any household surface a computer input device,
and it has taken this long to really get to be used in real world
practical ways. It isn’t quite mainstream yet, since it was still in
“House of the Future” in DisneyWorld last Spring. This is that kind of

The implementation is a simple idea. Wear an armband. Tap your skin to
input information into your portable computer. Fun. :)))))

Check out the video.

Skinput: Appropriating the Body as an Input Surface:


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