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Proximity touch screen

[marked-for-enquiry]...and expiry. I'm probably just the last guy to hear about this but just in case.
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I thought to think up a way to make a touch screen that you didn't have to clean constantly because you actually <gasp> touched it, by using the the inverse square law of magnetism to tell the screen how far your finger was from it but ... stick a tooth pick in and see if it comes out clean because it's dang near baked.

Give it the finger, ... er not.

Goolgle hits for proximity touch screen. http://www.google.c...E-SearchBox&ie=&oe=
s'pretty cool. [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Oct 15 2010]


       Theremin Touchscreen?
infidel, Oct 15 2010

       It's a don't-touchscreen.
mouseposture, Oct 15 2010

       I remember seeing a tablet PC about 7 years ago, the touch interface was driven by a pen; the pointer on the screen followed the tip of the pen around if the pen was within a couple of cm of the screen, and actually touching the pen to the screen registered as a click. I liked it but could not afford to buy one <weeps into secondhand keyboard where all the characters have rubbed off>.
pocmloc, Oct 15 2010


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