Disney Research

Disney Research’s Touché takes touch interfaces to the next level

May 7, 2012 – Have you ever wanted to control devices by touching everyday objects and even parts of your body? Sure you have! And a team at Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University is working on the technology to make it possible. Dubbed “Touché”, the technique uses something called ‘Swept Frequency Capacitive Sensing’ that will enable real-world objects like chairs or doorknobs to not only detect a touch event, but also recognize what they are being touched by and how they are being touched.

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