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Microsoft Research shows off "Manual Dexterity"

Pen and touch input at the same time

| Science, Space & Robotics News | Posted: Apr 9, 2010 5:00 pm

Microsoft Research works on all sorts of features and offerings that often never see the light of day. The company is showing off a new input method using pen and touch that it calls "Manual Dexterity" that looks promising.

 

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Today most devices can either accept input from pen or from touch, but not both. The new Microsoft concept does both and the combination works very well.

 

I can certainly see this input being used on future machines. I like the demo of the person moving things around with their hand while writing on things with the pen, it's cool. Check out the video below.

 

 

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