iPhone 5 case by Sensus is touch sensitive on the back, coming in 2013

iPhone 5 case by Sensus is touch sensitive on the back, coming in 2013
Now here is an unusual concept for an iPhone 5 case that seems crazy enough to work... if executed right, of course. It is made by the folks at Sensus, and what's interesting about it is that it is touch-sensitive on the back.

Yeah, we know that it sounds ridiculous, but just think about it: mobile video games require your finger to touch the screen, which obscures part of the action. That is rarely a problem, but can get annoying on some occasions. With a case like this, gamers will be able to maintain control over the game, all the while having a clear view of the action. In addition, there won't be the need to wipe the screen once you are done playing. The touch-sensitive pads are positioned in  a way that should eliminate accidental interactions with the screen.

iPhone 5 case by Sensus is touch sensitive on the back, coming in 2013
The case will be priced at $59, and those who want to one are free to sign-up for a notification. It will take a while until they get theirs, however, as the first batch will be shipped in 2013. In the meantime, developers who are interested will be given access to a private SDK to make software that plays nicely with the Sensus touch-sensitive case.

source: Sensus via Gizmodo

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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7 Comments

1. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

nothing new. the PS Vita was first before this

3. temodumbadze

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

but its a case :D

4. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

yes, a case with a touchpad at the rear

2. nwright94 unregistered

Motorola backflip nightmares are coming back

5. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Wanna see an unusual concept for an iPhone 5??? An iPhone 5 that actually works...lol

6. PotDragon

Posts: 214; Member since: Jul 22, 2011

Once again disproving the ridiculous assertion that an iremote is a "one handed" device.

7. greatGreekGeek unregistered

makes the iphone look like an HTC #firstglance

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