Friday, May 13, 2011

The Paper Phone on display at the CHI Conference 2011

At the Computer Human Interaction Conference this year ran from the 7th to the 12th May 2011 in Vancouver, BC. The Paper Phone creators: - Dr Roel Vertegaal, the Human Media Lab at Queen's University, Canada and Arizona State University's Motivational Environments Research group demonstrated their new product.

On the 10th May 2011 the prototype of the Paper Phone was placed on display.  The flexible mobile device uses e-ink techonology which will greatly extend battery life.   At present the Paper Phone recognizes 10  actions which are used when reading paper products - ie Thumbing corner forward or back to get to the page you want, bending gestures and by writing on it.

Credit: You Tube Video 
Human Media Lab

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