"Portico" A Touch Tablet without a touchscreen

“Portico” A Touch Tablet without Touch-Screen

 "Portico"  A Touch Tablet without a touchscreenResearchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tablet that can recognize gestures and objects that are outside the screen area.

A team of scientists from the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle is currently working with engineers from Intel and Microsoft on a novel gesture control system for tablet computers, which goes well beyond what is currently possible with normal touch screen. The project, called Portico lead to devices that can be operated much simpler than current mobile devices, because they have more space than the regular screen.

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