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Phalanx / Computer Interface

Phalanx
Phalanx

The Phalanx is the result of interface evolution between user and computer in the light of ancient civilizations. Through the Sumerian counting method (count up to 24 using the hands, the thumb did not count but it was used as a pointer to count the phalanges fingers as numbers) it was possible to set keyboard commands on fingers sections. So you can convert all interface functions, especially the keyboard, into an integrated product on hands. The user will get used to commands positions intuitively, releasing wrists of the table. This would make possible the considerable relief of injuries caused by repetitive effort.

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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Celso Santos

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Paulo Gustavo Italiani

Paulo Gustavo Italiani
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Paulo Gustavo Italiani