Magnetic Bricks Create Touchscreen Animations You Can Play With [Video]

Design

A new interaction system for touchscreen devices goes beyond gestures.

Rachel Pincus
  • 3 april 2014

With all the positive changes that touchscreen devices have brought to our everyday lives, we don’t often think about the limitations of their design. However, smartphones and tablets are very much adapted to the human hand, and until recently, their ability to respond to even multiple fingers was limited. Though this works well for everyday tasks like checking email or playing games, it makes sense that intrepid designers are continually searching for new modes of interaction. Switching habits, after all, unlocks new types of creativity with our digital companions, whose potential is far from having been reached.

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