Latest in Apple

Image credit:

Pressure-sensitive drawing headed to iPad in free software library (video)

Sean Hollister
07.05.10
1 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

"The iPad's IPS panel is pressure-sensitive, you say?" No, that's not quite right, but with some clever software and a special capacitive stylus, the folks at Ten One Design built a convincing proof of concept anyhow. While we're not quite sure how it works, the current theory states that the soft tip of the stylus expands like a brush when you press it down, generating a "larger press" that can be detected by the hooks in Ten One's code -- which they soon plan to share as a free software library (assuming Apple allows) with developers around the world. See it in action in a video after the break, and if you're feeling your inner Rorschach today, let us know what you see in the above drawing.



From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr