Radar Theme: New User Interfaces

[This is part of a series of posts that briefly describe the trends that we’re currently tracking here at O’Reilly]

The iPhone is called the JesusPhone for a reason. Its ease of use is a revelation, and the multitouch display is part of that. Since the iPhone’s release, multitouch displays have shown up in tradeshows and on CNN. The hardware is becoming cheaper and the software more ubiquitous, opening people’s minds to UI possibilities beyond mice and menus.

Watch list: iPhone, Jeff Han, John Underkoffler.