Nextfest - Sony Gummi Twist And Bend User Interface

Posted: May 18 2004, 12:05am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:32pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Nextfest - Sony Gummi Twist and Bend User interface
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Sony demoed at Nextfest a new User Interface concept for small devices.

Sony named the project Gummi. The demo used a device that had and LCD screen and on each side a twistable handle. On the bottom of each is a touch-pad. The twisting can mean different actions on the screen. In the demo at Nextfest Sony showed navigating on a graphical street map.
Gummi made news last year. Here are some other articles about Gummi: NewScientist, ZDNet.

More I4U Nextfest 2004 coverage:
Nextfest Photo Gallery
Nextfest - Asimo doing the Hula
Nextfest - Biometric Fashion
Nextfest - Bushpig
Nextfest - Transparent Cloak

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