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Rube Goldberg-esque Video Shows Off Non-Touch Tech



For quite some time now, we have been able to engage computer systems by simply touching an interface, whether it be with a credit card or a bare finger. Increasingly, though, such systems are becoming antiquated. Why bother touching something when you can just almost touch something? The folks at NearField.org, in conjunction with design consultancy BERG, designed the Rube Goldberg-like machine above in order to illustrate the efficacy and overall coolness of proximity-based interaction. Our take? Pretty dang cool. [From: NearField.org and BERG, via Speedbird]

Tags: cool, design, proximity, top, touch screen, TouchScreen, video

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