Computer: Input Device: Pen
Directional Computer Stylus   (+6)  [vote for, against]
For directional cursors.

This idea is for my Directional Cursor idea; a computer stylus that has a tiny analog stick like device on the tip, which will provide the computer with rotational cursor input when there is an angular force applied to tip of the device. When you rotate the “stylus”, it will rotate the cursor.
-- BJS, Jun 24 2006

Directional Cursors Directional_20Cursors
[BJS, Jun 24 2006]

6D Stylus http://www.wacom-as.../intuos3artpen.html
High-tech digitiser tablet technology [neutrinos_shadow, Feb 21 2007]

How odd, I was planning to submit this same idea. I saw some demo about moving files around on a simulated desktop with realistic physics, and thought it would be an interesting way to rotate groups.
-- ironfroggy, Jun 24 2006

I always direct my cursors at those who deserve them most.
-- xenzag, Jun 24 2006

That's nice.
-- BJS, Jun 25 2006

maybe not so nice. i guess it depends how pointy your cursors are.
-- tcarson, Jun 26 2006

I like this a lot. What about a tip with 2 distinct tips on it that the computer can track, that way as they change their orientation to one another the system can read the change in orientation. It would also be very durable.
-- jhomrighaus, Jun 29 2006

I don't think I understand exactly what you are suggesting.
-- BJS, Jun 29 2006

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-- neutrinos_shadow, Feb 21 2007

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