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VOTW: Multi-toe Action with a Touchfloor Keyboard

Multitouch has taken over the smartphone world and with the arrival of Windows 7 and tablets like the HP Slate and the iPad, we're seeing the technology in bigger devices a lot more frequently. So what comes after multitouch? Multitoe, of course!

The video below shows a demonstration of multitoe interaction, the brainchild of Professor Patrick Baudisch and the Human-Computer Interaction Group at Hasso Plattner Institute. Integrating high-resolution multitouch technology and back-projected floors, the team created a large, touch surface that recognizes the soles of the users shoes and allows them to manipulate controls using just their feet.