Pressure sensitive computer keyboard

Computers & Mobile Technology

Pressure sensitive keys have been used in MIDI keyboards for a while now, but good ol’ qwerty keyboards seem to have missed out on the feature til now. Hardware developers from Microsoft’s Applied Science group built this prototype using membrane layers with resistive coating plus opamp board to convert the analog data over to USB. The potential applications demoed in the above vid seem quite promising.[via Procrastineering]

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