News: Input Devices
Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013
The MHL Consortium has announced the MHL 3.0 spec. Some of the new features include support for 4K resolution up to 2160p30, 7.1-channel surround sound with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD, and power charging up to 10W.
Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013
CM Storm has announced the Havoc 8200dpi gaming mouse with eight fully programmable buttons, as well as the Pulse-R modular gaming headset that features an in-line remote and a detachable microphone arm with a noise-canceling microphone.
Thursday, 15 Aug 2013
Employing Cherry MX switches that are rated for over 50 million key strokes, the fully-backlit QuickFire Ultimate gaming keyboard features the essential Windows lock key, N-key rollover in USB mode, and seven multimedia shortcuts.
Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013
Supporting up to 13 Windows 8 multi-touch gestures, the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 employs proprietary PerfectStroke key system which distributes typing pressure evenly across the key surfaces, ensuring that each keystroke is quiet and feels smooth, even if you strike at the edge of a key.
Microsoft has just announced their new Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop. It is a new keyboard and mouse solution that is the result of the company's continued commitment to develop ergonomic products for the harried desktop worker.
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013
The all-new Razer Naga includes a 12-buttom thumb grid, and is outfitted with mechanical switches to deliver faster, more tactile actuations. Its improved form factor ensures a snug fit, while the integrated in-game MMO configurator software allows gamers to conveniently set up the mouse without ever leaving the game.
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, United States have unveiled a "sensor network on flexible plastic." Dubbed as an electronic skin or e-skin, it responds to touch by lighting up. As the pressure increases, so does the intensity of the emitted light.
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013
According to Geektime, Intel has acquired Israeli gesture recognition and tracking firm, Omek Interactive for US$40 million. This move affirms Intel's strategy of betting big on perceptual computing.
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
The latest gaming gear, Force K7 Stealth gaming keyboard from Gigabyte, features a slim, scissor-key structure decreasing actuation distance and anti-ghosting capability around the WASD cluster to ensure that basic gaming combination keys are registered and executed properly.
Thursday, 4 Jul 2013
The inventor of the computer mouse, Mr. Doug Engelbart, has passed away at age 88. According to the Computer History Museum, he was inducted in 2005 as a Fellow for "advancing the study of human-computer interaction, developing the mouse input device...."