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Prototype iPhone 4 Cardboard Keyboard

Posted: November 13th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Cult of Apple, iPhone 4, REBLOG, Smartphone | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Prototype iPhone 4 Cardboard Keyboard

Technoid - iPhone Keyboard via SMH Digital LifeAs the song says – well kind ofSome guys have all the fun! Ben Grubb is such a man, the Digital Life wunderkind gets bundles of superneat new gadgets thrown at him, from the big guys and the not-so-big guys.

This week he’s been tossed a neat little gadget for that device we refuse to cover – the iPhone – from one of the littler guys. A prototype app made for the iPhone 4 allows users to type on a keyboard made of paper using vibrations.

Created by Florian Kräutli, a university student in London, the “Vibrative” app makes use of the iPhone’s inbuilt accelerometer, reading vibrations as a finger taps a surface to work out which key is being pressed.

According to the Daily Mail, the software works out the approximate location of a strike on a paper keyboard by analysing the strength and frequency of tremors through the surface the iPhone is resting on :: Read Ben Grubb’s full article at Digital Life »»»»