Intelligent Machines

A Feel for the Game

  • April 24, 2012

Touch-based games have become wildly popular on smart phones, but they pose a dilemma: either fingers obscure some of the on-screen action or valuable screen real estate must be devoted to control areas. The PS Vita portable game console solves this problem by incorporating a touch pad on the rear of the device. This pad is particularly useful for augmented-reality applications, which can overlay digital information anywhere in the field of view provided by the built-in camera.

Product: PS Vista
Cost: $300
Availability: Now
Source: us.playstation.com
Companies: Sony

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