Tuesday, May 8, 2012
'Swÿp' App from MIT Will Allow File Swipe from One Device to Another
Video demonstration of swiping framework from one mobile device to another with Swÿp.
Swÿp, the work of MIT PhD student Natan Linder and undergraduate researcher Alexander List, who both of work with MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group. Swÿp, is a "framework" allowing the transfer of files through apps from one device to another with a physical gesture or swipe.
Swÿp will also with another of Linder's projects, LuminAR, technology which works with existing light fixtures to enhance normal physical surfaces with the the same media and information display you can view on your laptop or smartphone.
According to the LuminAR website LuminAR reinvents the traditional incandescent bulb and desk lamp, evolving them into a new category of robotic, digital information devices.
See also ...
Fluid Interfaces Group