Ever crack that beautiful computer screen and wondered how to fix a broken computer screen? We have, and it sucks. In this episode of Gadget Girl, Amber explains all the options for restoring that gaming mega-beast computer screen back to its original self. The Doctor is in. Subscribe!…
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Mouseless is an invisible computer mouse. It provides the familiarity of interaction of a physical mouse without actually needing a real hardware mouse. As the computer mouse has remained largely unchanged over the last decades, we have become increasingly proficient at operating the two-button mouse. Recently, various multitouch and gestural interaction technologies have been explored as means to implement alternative methods to interact with a computer. Despite these advances in computing hardware technologies, the two-button computer mouse has remained the predominant means to interact with a computer. The Mouseless invention removes the requirement of having a physical mouse altogether but still provides the intuitive interaction of a physical mouse that we are familiar with. Mouseless consists of an Infrared (IR) laser beam and an Infrared camera. Both IR laser and IR camera are embedded in the computer. The laser beam module is modified with a line cap and placed such that it creates a plane of IR laser just above the surface the computer sits on. The user cups their hand, as if a physical mouse was present underneath, and the laser beam lights up the hand which is in contact with the surface. The IR camera detects those bright IR blobs using computer vision. The change in the position and arrangements of these blobs are interpreted as mouse cursor movement and mouse clicks. As the user moves their hand the cursor on screen moves accordingly. When the user taps

49 thoughts on “How To Fix A Broken Computer Screen (Gadget Girl)

  1. AntonDoesMusic says:

    Thank you very much. I tripped and cracked my college laptop’s computer about 20 minutes ago and thought it was hopeless. Your video was the first that I found, and you gave me hope!

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