Prof. Gruteser and WINLAB Touch Communication Project featured in MIT Technology Review

The touch communications project that recently won the best paper award at ACM MobiCom has been featured in MIT Tech Review. The WINLAB team led by Prof. Marco Gruteser built a working prototype pictured here.

A special ring worn on the finger the finger transmits a few bits of data through the skin to the touch screen.

The method demonstrated by the WINLAB prototype "opens new directions in user interaction and authentication", says Romit Roy Choudhury, a computer scientist at Duke University familiar with the research.

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