Pressing the Flesh: Detecting Multiple Touch and Finger Pressure on Arbitrary Surfaces

Joe Marshall (University of Nottingham, UK), Tony Pridmore (Nottingham University, UK), Mike Pound (University of Nottingham, UK), Steve Benford (University of Nottingham, UK), Boriana Koleva (University of Nottingham, UK)

This is the sensing technology behind the Rock, and was published and presented at Pervasive 2008. In the presentation, I actually used a banana as my touch sensitive object, because I wanted to use something I could easily get hold of in Sydney. I think I am probably the first person ever to make a touch sensitive banana.

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