SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] When will you buy one?
Re: [Sigia-l] When will you buy one?
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> [mailto:sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org] On Behalf Of Manu Sharma
> Sent: 30 May 2007 10:05
> To: sigia-l_at_asis.org
> Subject: Re: [Sigia-l] When will you buy one?
> Ziya wrote:
> > You think this is just an overpriced toy? Or a
> UI/interaction paradigm
> > breaker?
> Not very different from Tog's Starfire project from early 90s.
> http://www.asktog.com/starfire/. Except that in this case the
> input and dispay are the same.
> I actually think that there's a pretty realistic chance that
> we'll see multi-touch interface in regular laptops very soon.
Well, we have that now, but there's something about it that makes me
think it's not going to take off. Various examples on YouTube, this one
taken at random:
I know the UI in this example is not designed for touch, but I just
think as long as we need to type, have gravity to deal with, and have
our heads above our shoulders, the whole Minority Report UI is not going
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