February 2013

Sixth Sense Technology

It all started with an old roller-ball type mouse. Pranav Mistry, a computer engineer at MIT, Boston MA, wanted to extend the interfacing of humans and computers and with a vision to go beyond keyboards, touch-screens and mice, he set out to bring in a new era in personal computing. Using the rollers found in a mouse and wound with wires connected to five thimbles, he was able to create a glove [...]