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SkinTrack: New Technology Turns Your Arm Into A TouchPad For Your Smartwatch

Smartwatches have slowly become a must-have wearable for many techies. However, the tiny screens on these gadgets can be frustrating to use for some, with operations even as basic as swiping through notifications proving difficult to do.

To solve this annoyance, a team of designers at Carnegie Mellon’s Human Computer Interaction Group have come up with the ingenious solution of extending the watch’s interface beyond the screen. The technology, called SkinTrack, turns the arm into an extended “touchscreen” for the gadget, reported Wired.