Wearable Computing Category

Nailz turns your fingernails into wearable input system for smart devices

Researchers at UNIST in South Korea have developed a novel technique for smart device input using touch-sensitive fingernails, called Nailz. As noted in the team’s paper, fingernails have long served as a site for body extension and are extremely accessible, making them a perfect unobtrusive input surface. 144 thumb/finger gestures were identified for the setup, […]