Boffins over at the Osaka and Shinshu Universities in Japan have managed to squeeze their brains to come up with the special sensor-equipped glove which allows one to enter text on a computer, simply by making gestures or shapes using your hands or fingers. Of course, this functionality will be made available to any kind of electronic device eventually. How is this made possible? Well, the tip of each glove boasts of a small magnet, which means as you change the shape of your hand, it will also affect the shape of the magnetic field around the glove. Magnetic sensors will be used to measure these changes, where the unique shapes of the field will then be converted into text depending on a pre-determined data set. Currently, the accuracy level stands at around 90%, which is quite decent but to get 100% would be better.

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