To the tech-minded, it's innovation. To traditional musicians, it might just be blasphemy. The Misa Digital Guitar has taken the strings out and put a touch screen in their place.
According to the manufacturer's site, the Misa Digital Guitar is not a replacement for the "analog" string instrument, but rather is meant to morph sounds "in an infinite number of ways."
Read more of "Misa Digital Guitar removes the strings, inserts a touch screen" at ZDNet's The ToyBox.