Cambridge Consultants has come up with a device to combat the vast array of handsets found scattered around the modern home. Called Idea, the concept model is designed to cater for all the user’s on-screen services and needs – from booking tickets to scrolling through archive sources. The prototype comprises a keyboard and double-sided handset with a thumb-operated joystick. ‘For complex screen interactions the whole control can be used and sits comfortably on the lap,’ says a group spokeswoman.
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