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Face-Dialing Phones

The NoseDial App Lets You Use Your Sniffer to Make Calls

— December 23, 2010 — Tech
I can relate to this product as I have an iPhone and find it frustrating to constantly take off my gloves in the wintertime to use the touchscreen. Without having to get special gloves or a stylus, this NoseDial App will be much easier.

This German app displays the iPhone's list of contacts as a set of large thumbnails making it easy to place calls by simply hitting the screen with your nose. You can even scroll through lists by tilting the phone so your nose doesn't have to do it.
Trend Themes
1. Touchless Technology - The development of touchless technology allows for hands-free interaction with devices, opening up opportunities for new applications and user experiences.
2. Alternative Input Methods - The use of unconventional inputs, such as nose-dialing, offers a unique and convenient way for users to interact with their devices.
3. Enhanced Accessibility - Apps like NoseDial improve accessibility for individuals with limited dexterity or disabilities, providing them with innovative ways to make calls.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile App Development - Developing apps that incorporate alternative input methods presents new business opportunities and challenges in user interface design.
2. Wearable Technology - The advancement of touchless technology paves the way for integrating hands-free interaction into wearable devices, making them more convenient and user-friendly.
3. Assistive Technology - Innovations like NoseDial contribute to the field of assistive technology, improving accessibility and quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
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