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Autodesk Magic Finger turns surfaces into touchscreens

10/22, 11:44am

Magic Finger will let users control smartphones with swipes over surfaces

Researchers from the University of Alberta, the University of Toronto, and Autodesk Research have teamed up to create a gadget called Magic Finger. It attaches to a user's finger and effectively turns any surface into a touchscreen as it tracks their movement. Still largely a working prototype, the device is said to be capable of connecting wirelessly to devices such as smartphones and trigger phone calls through gestures.

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