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Qeexo and its touchscreen software spin out of Carnegie Mellon, land $2.3M

Venture Beat 29 May 2014

“You can use just about any portion of your hand to initiate and control commands.”

Read the full article at: http://venturebeat.com/2014/05/29/qeexo-and-its-touchscreen-software-spin-out-of-carnegie-mellon-land-2-3-million/

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Qeexo Raises $2.3 Million To Tell A Knuckle From A Nail

Tech Crunch

“…a feature that you probably didn’t know you wanted but now, that you think about it, sounds pretty cool.”

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Knuckles and nails get invite to the touchscreen party

New Scientist 18 November 2012

“For all the swiping, flicking, pinching and zooming, our interactions with touchscreens are still pretty limited. That could be about to change.”

Read the full article at: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21628916.200-knuckles-and-nails-get-invite-to-the-touchscreen-party.html

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Qeexo’s FingerSense lets touchscreens listen, makes any object an input device

Engadget

“While the humble touchscreen has become the standard interface for most smartphones, the folks at start-up Qeexo think things could still be improved. It’s developed a technology called FingerSense that could add even more functionality.”

Read the full article at: http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/18/qeexos-fingersense-lets-touchscreens-listen/

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Knuckle and Fingernail Gestures Could Be Coming Soon to a Touchscreen Near You

Gizmodo

“If this takes off, it could increase the library of standard touchscreen gestures practically by an order of magnitude.”

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Qeexo’s Touch Screen Tech Can Distinguish Fingernails from Knuckles

MIT Technology Review 15 November 2012

“We got used to using our fingertips to navigate their touch screens with pokes, taps, swipes, and two-finger pinches. There’s more to our fingers than just the tips, though, and a startup called Qeexo aims to take advantage of this with technology that can differentiate between fingertips, nails, and knuckles.”

Read the full article at: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/507516/qeexos-touch-screen-tech-can-distinguish-fingernails-from-knuckles/

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Knuckle or Nail: New Touchscreen Responds to Both

Discovery 25 October 2011

“Think of it as a mouse’s ‘right click’ option for your smart phone, only using your knuckle instead.”

Read the full article at: http://news.discovery.com/tech/knuckle-nail-tapsense-111025.htm

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CMU team creates TapSense, an improved touchscreen technology

Jim Baur 21 October 2011

“Up to this point, we’ve only been able to tap with our fingertips, but FingerSense recognizes input from other parts of the finger, allowing for a greater variety of touch responses.”

Read the full article at: http://www.theverge.com/2011/10/21/2504969/cmu-team-creates-tapsense-an-improved-touchscreen-technology-video