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Finger Mouse

Device that attaches to your finger (wireless) that acts as a mouse.
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Have a little device, that looks like those pulse monitors on exercise equipment, that acts as a mouse. This would prevent you from having to actually place your hand on another physical device other than the keybaord, adn you dont have to clean it. The mouse buttons can be added to the keyboard, so you can wear the device while typing.
shaggysin, Sep 19 2001

(???) Finger mouse http://stores.yahoo...r/4dscroltracf.html
A somewhat large version [phoenix, Sep 19 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Fingermouse http://www.cjetech....it/fingermouse.html
Baked, er, in a different (and somewhat too happy) manner [phoenix, Sep 19 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) Finring http://www.bosswave...finring/index.shtml
The smaller version [phoenix, Sep 19 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(??) Thumpal http://www.ergomek.com
finger worn mouse (serial/PS2 and USB) [Jallenc, Oct 04 2004]

Peregrine http://www.theperegrine.com/
It's not exactly a mouse, but it is still cool [xxobot, Mar 17 2010]


       Baked. See links.   

       ([phoenix] breaks arm patting self on back for having beaten [PeterSealy] to the punch)
phoenix, Sep 19 2001

       Beat me to it, phoenix. "Fingermouse...that's me!"
DrBob, Sep 19 2001

       Emergency dispatcher: "What's that, sir? You say you have a MOUSE stuck in your NOSE?"
beauxeault, Sep 19 2001

       Man! I was thinking something totally different for this one! Glad it wasn't what I _was_ thinking...
barnzenen, Sep 19 2001

       I believe there's also a version in the 'Innovations' catalogue.
NickTheGreat, Jun 06 2002

       i prefere the light keyboards u can get for pdas what's even better is the eye tracking software they are developing right now
starman, Nov 18 2002

       If you use gestures to control the mouse, you need to be completely free from the keyboard. The computer needs to be completely voice activated, so you don't have to type. Otherwise, every time you type, the sursor would move off-screen.
InsanityKlaus, Nov 20 2003

       Amazing, I had exactly the same idea, just now, and I was going to call it the same name.
Ling, Nov 01 2004

       [Ling]Me too!... I even posted it (Mouse Thimble)
Dub, Jan 09 2006

       I like this idea, see link for a (not so) similar concept [+]
xxobot, Mar 17 2010


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