With HandyCase Transparent Technology, Now Tap and Swipe from Behind the Device Too

By CIOReview | Monday, September 28, 2015
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SILICON VALLEY, CA: Handscape, a startup dedicated for developing hardware and software to give input technologies a new dimension. As a result, the company has come up with a unique technology called ‘HandyCase’ for iPhone or iPad, allowing users to tap and swipe the devices from behind without obfuscating the screen with their hands. Kickstarter being a funding platform for creative projects has been pioneering the "see through" the device technology. All the users have to do is, attach the case to phone or tablet, connect to Bluetooth to interact with the device using all fingers and even view them through the screen.

HandScape has also opened their SDK as a free version to gaming developers to explore the impact of transparent technology. The SDK currently supports Cocos2d, Cocos3d, Unity3d game engines.

The case allows one or two-hand interactions that is suitable to interact with games, maps and other next-generation apps. It offers 20-hour battery life and connects through Bluetooth LE on iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Mini, iPad Air 2, and iPad Pro. Future integration of this multi-patented transparent technology may include car consoles, book readers, camera apps and others.

"I take pride in solving the mobile environment's complicated issue. Our technology is practical, works in any lighting condition, and is energy efficient. It's a disruptive innovation and is set to alter current mobile interaction industry paradigms," says Tong Luo, PhD, Founder and CTO, HandScape. 

Using the funds from Kickstarter campaign, the company plans to enhance the product design, hardware and software, as well as initiate big game applications and keyboard application.