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Nokia 5800 multitouch

Nokia 5800 multitouch

Multi-Touch on The Nokia 5800 – Experimental

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Nokia 5800 multitouch

Jamie Fuller shows us the potential option of having multi-touch on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. As he points out, most devices still have single touch with the exception of the iPhone and Palm Pre (with the latter expected to be sued by Apple). So legally it looks like Apple has the patent for a certain type of multi touch technology, as we have seen with the G1 also – multi touch is capable but not included, so it seems manufacturers are holding back for a reason.

Jamie takes us through a demo on Youtube which showcases the shortcomings and how he has implemented the multi-touch into the 5800 via a DDR based game – note this isn’t done via an OS hack.Read More »Multi-Touch on The Nokia 5800 – Experimental