Industrial Design and Innovation

Interesting: Tactile Interface Allows Users to Manipulate Digital Models

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Ming Kong, a graduate from the Royal College of Art has created a tactile interface for manipulating CAD software. The interface is made from an elastic conductive material created by the student.

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The design consists of two sculptural trackpads, one for each hand, that allow the user to control various functions at the touch of a finger.

“The different shapes on the pads are each used to control different motions on-screen: the right hand controls the navigation while the left is responsible for shaping.”

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