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SkinTrack turns your arm into a touchscreen for your smartwatch

Smartwatches may let you view information at a glance without taking your phone out of your pocket. But the 1.5 inch screen on most smartwatches doesn’t give you a lot of room for writing, drawing, or even tapping and zooming. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Future Interfaces Group have a solution: extend the touch surface to […]

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Smartwatch prototype replaces touchscreen with Pan, Twist, Tilt, and click

The main way you interact with smartphones and tablets is through touchscreens. But that doesn’t mean touchscreens are the right solution for every form factor. While many wearable devices including smartwatches support touch input, Google thinks voice controls will play a key role in its new Google Wear platform and the popular Pebble smartwatch hasĀ buttons […]