Carnegie Mellon System Lets iPad Users Explore Data With Their Fingers

Called Kinetica, this proof-of-concept system for the Apple iPad converts tabular data, such as Excel spreadsheets, so that data points appear as colored spheres on the touchscreen. People can directly manipulate this data, using natural gestures to sort, filter, stack, flick and pull data points as needed to help them answer questions or explore hidden relationships.

Reference: Carnegie Mellon System Lets iPad Users Explore Data With Their Fingers

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