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  • @MIT @medialab's Tangible Media Group develops THAW, a software system facilitating direct interaction between phones & computers; using a phone display as an additional graphic layer for a laptop, a user can drag files between the two devices; relative positioning affects file selection & placement; the phone can also function as a physical element in video games played on the computer - Link

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