Quantum physics could make smartphones smarter

Tech from a U.K. company allows electronic currents to be controlled by touch pressure--not merely just on or off, but all the gray areas in between.

Quantum Tunneling Composite technology
Peratech

A unit of Samsung has licensed technology from U.K.-based Peratech that could help it build smartphone handsets with the ability to navigate via the amount of pressure applied to a touch screen. So if you're scrolling through a list or playing a game, your input could change depending on how much pressure you apply.

Read more of "With quantum physics, Samsung aims to make smartphones smarter" at ZDNet's The ToyBox.

 

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