Apple's multitouch pattent?
cathalobrien at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 18:15:48 CET 2007
On 03/03/07, mathew davis <someoneinjapan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wonderign if any body knows for sure if apple has a pattent on their
> multi touch technology. check out this video on google.
> Very impressive stuff. I mean I am sure that this would probably be a lot
> of processing for the neo, but just looking at the video there are so many
> things that you can imagine you could do with this technology. This would
> be a perfect peice of technology for an open community. If it is pattented
> then I can't wait until someone else comes up with a similar technology. I
> counted that they had as many as 10 touches on the same panel at one time.
> I wonder if they just use some kind of sectioning or something. Any way's I
> am just curious. That and the voice control could change the way we
> interace with things. I have always thought that the interface between
> human and machine has developed very slowly. I mean the mouse and key board
> have been around for ever and they are still the standard method of
> communicating with a machine. Just thought I would post this question here
> as every one here seems to be very knowledgable about this kind of thing.
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The coolest piece of technology ever!!
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