This touchscreen is something of a unique, you see its not completely flat. Or rather, you can bend it and form it with your fingers. The idea is to improve touch gestures by bringing a physical feeling to it. Whether it s a good idea or not, who knows. But it looks really nice and i would love to see something like this integrated with a Tactus screen.
Designed by MIT Media Lab’s Dhairya Dand and Rob Hemsley, Obake is what its creators consider a 2.5 dimensional interface. Formed from an elastic screen with an image projected on it from above, the Obake can detect push and pull input with a depth sensing camera and has a series of linear actuators under its surface that can alter the screen’s topography.