Two great inters that face great together

“Hey, you got your buttons in my touchscreen!”  Is the ancient war between buttons and touchscreens ready for the treaty table? A new prototype manages to build a single input device that has true multi-touch capability as well as a set layout of tactilely discernible buttons.  Kludgy but compelling for now, its commercial versions may permit redundant input for all users with disabilities in the same device.

Gizmodo – Step Aside, Multitouch and Haptic Feedback: This Touchscreen Has Buttons – Touchscreen buttons

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