30 Oct '15, 5pm

You haven’t seen a button like this: meet Disney’s audiowave controlled sensors

You haven’t seen a button like this: meet Disney’s audiowave controlled sensors

New soundwave powered button from Disney. Physical buttons are usually powered by electric circuits, but Disney Research Labs have different ideas. They are using audiowaves via your phone’s audiojack and microphone to trigger anything from opening an app to taking a photo. (via Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon ) The folks at Disney Research Labs have come up with an interesting new concept that could turn into something in the future. They are calling them “Acoustruments” and they are physical buttons that utilize soundwaves to work. Strange but alluring, eh? As smartphones become more streamlined, they also become less tactile as the physical buttons turn into a virtual button controlled by touch. So, Disney’s new idea would essentially allow you to add your own buttons, sliders, knobs, or anything else you can think of to power whatever you like. However, these are ‘butt...

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