Remember this name: Perceptive Pixel
, because you'll be telling anyone who will listen about their kit for the next month. Last year at the TED conference, an NYU computer scientist named Jeff Han brought the house down with his multi-touch interface. He manipulated applications with the flawless, effortless touchy-feely ability that only a few years earlier was the sole realm of Chief John Anderton
While our friends in Cupertino have been getting a lot of attention for their multi-touch implementation, the work Han and his team are doing is so much bigger (literally). Watch their demo video
from Fast Company and then go read more in Can't Touch This
(yes we know it's a confusing title).