Acoustic trick gives 'dumbphones' touchscreen feel

 作者:龚搀     |      日期:2018-02-11 02:01:00
By Paul Marks EMBARRASSED by your “ancient” push-button cellphone? Touchscreen envy eating you up inside? Fear not. New software could offer users of cheaper push-button phones access to some of the features usually found only on more pricey smartphones. Called TouchDevice, the program uses acoustics to effectively render the casing and LCD display of a standard phone sensitive to touch. And it needs no new hardware, so can be applied to most existing phones, its creators claim. “The software uses sound to render the casing and screen of a standard phone sensitive to touch” The TouchDevice software,