Make Almost Any Laptop Screen a Touchscreen with AirBar

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  1. eliasbboy

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    Works with Windows 8, 10 or Chromebook to turn a regular screen into a touch screen with a USB connected device. It does not require skin contact either. You can use gloves or other devices.

    "AirBar, created by Neonode, is a small bar that magnetically attaches to a bottom of a laptop screen, plugs into a USB port, and then emits an invisible beam of light to track movement and convert the standard screen into a touchscreen. Unlike traditional touch screens though, Airbar works with fingers, brushes, gloves, and even chopsticks. When you’re done and need to pack everything up, you just need to unplug the device and slide it off your laptop."

    They come in different sizes. The 15.6 inch looks to be the longest and presales show it listed for $69.

     
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    I'll wait for DBD to post about it
     
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    It looks like a pretty good item. I wanted a 4k screen for my new laptop (Which was a mistake) and I couldn't find any with touch screens so I don't have one. In the mean time, I'm doing fine without one. If some killer app shows up that needs a touch screen, it's nice to know I won't be left out. I keep my computers forever so it will be a while before I buy one with a built in touch screen.
     
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    Nice thing about touch Chromebooks is you can fold them over so they are like a tablet. Don't think that light bar would work or stay put on a non-touch.

    Here's a cwazy idea

     
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    The is DbD's turf. Stick to your little whittling projects.
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    Very successful thread IMO.:ucoffee:
     
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    Reminds me a bit of this...which isn't a good thing.