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Submission + - Using magnets to interact with your tablet (makezine.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Via MAKE blogzine:
"Tangible interface designer and inventor Andrea Bianchi, along with his colleague, Ian Oakley (University of Madeira / Carnegie Mellon Europe), have come with a novel approach to interacting with a mobile device. Using the magnetometer built into most modern smartphones, Bianchi and Oakley have created a series of tangible user interface demonstrations that go beyond what’s achievable with capacitive touch displays."

Full story: http://blog.makezine.com/2012/10/29/magnetic-appcessories-with-andrea-bianchi/

Related video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BDqOXpkDoQ4

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