AnyGlove Liquid makes any glove touch capable

Evidently this “AnyGlove” liquid will turn any glove into a touchscreen-friendly glove. AnyGlove is a liquid you apply to the fingertips of any glove which then makes the area to with the liquid usable on your touchscreen device. It’s said the effect wears off after a while and then you can reapply for the same effect.Continue reading “AnyGlove Liquid makes any glove touch capable”

The MaKey MaKey configurable input system

It’s amazing how many times some creative, fun thing gets invented for basically ‘play’ that can be used in an alternate scenario for such real world benefit. Such it is with this MaKey MaKey system that allows anything to be an input device. This really got my brain whirring as to how many ways thisContinue reading “The MaKey MaKey configurable input system”

Comprehensive Stylus Reviews

There’s been some large comprehensive reviews and comparisons of Styluses on offer for the myriad of capacitive type touch devices that now surround us. A stylus is of particular interest to me as I don’t use my fingers. One thing I find with these “Best of” or even the “comparative” type reviews is they areContinue reading “Comprehensive Stylus Reviews”

BrailleTouch – a Braille-like texting app

Georgia Tech has come up with BrailleTouch – a Braille-like texting app. This ia a prototype app for touchscreen mobile device. You can Text not even having to even look at the device’s display at all – which bodes well for the visually impaired, of course. “Research has shown that chorded, or gesture-based, texting isContinue reading “BrailleTouch – a Braille-like texting app”

Make your own Touchscreen Stylus Brush

Rainy Day Magazine features an article on how to make a stylus and brush for capacitive touch screens like the iPad/iPhone etc out of some stripped copper wire and a ball point pen casing. The article contains lots of great information, links, ideas and photos and is well worth a read. [via] DIY iPad Brush…Continue reading “Make your own Touchscreen Stylus Brush”

iPad/iPhone Capacitive Stylus Roundup

Over on the “Cool Quirks” blog, there’s a good post on stylus pens for iPad/iPhone etc. It gives a good general look at “7 of the Best iPad Stylus Pens of 2011“. It has good photo’s too which is helpful info. for any kludgers needing something to modify. One thing I wish reviewers, and moresoContinue reading “iPad/iPhone Capacitive Stylus Roundup”

Hitachi stylus compatible, capacitive touch panel

This interesting development was flagged to me recently and is of great interest personally as I battle with the “Touch barrier” that the pervasive use of capacitive type touch-screens pose. Hitachi Displays has developed a projective-type electrostatic capacitance touch-panel that can convert input from a non-conductive object into electrostatic capacitance, thus allowing the use ofContinue reading “Hitachi stylus compatible, capacitive touch panel”

iPhone/iPod Touch as touchpad plus – ATMac

Over on ATMac blog, Blake Watson has a great review of the HippoRemote app for iPhone/iPod Touch that turns your device into a multi-touch touchpad, as well as many other things… HippoRemote will connect to your computer and hand the reins over to you. Your iPhone is now a fully-featured multi-touch trackpad. Tap the keyboardContinue reading “iPhone/iPod Touch as touchpad plus – ATMac”