Using Common Objects To Interact With Computers

Using Common Objects To Interact With Computers
technology

The TED Fellow and interactive designer James Patten explores newer ways to control and represent data.

Naresh Kumar
  • 24 february 2011

Inventor and designer James Patten creates new, interactive ways to represent and control data. He says that traditional peripherals like the keyboard and mouse don’t fit in with the multimedia and digital needs of today, and explains his argument using the phenomenal success of gadgets like the Wii and the iPad that have been able to attract people towards them by offering them a new kind of experience.

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