10-finger touch screens coming

I just posted the article 10-finger touch screens coming.

Synaptics, a popular maker of touch screens and track pads, is set to release a 10-finger multi-touch screen in November.<br />
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In addition to processing 10 input points at a time, the ClearP…

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10 finger in the screen and no idea what the well we are doing as we cannot see anything in the screen…

So I wonder when these sorts of devices will run into the Patent hurdle, doesn’t Adobe own the gesture for pinch and a couple of others?

Good to see better devices, but I hate the idea of delays being because of patents. What next, wanking jesterrs are out, or you get sued for having a quick toss and your phone records it :wink:

I understand that patents cater for obvious/evident inventions.
The pinch, and turn, gestures are obvious/evident and practically instinctual to me.
How they have managed to patent basic gestures in the first place is beyond me, and the patents will likely be successfully contended.

10 Fingers eh! I know what five of those fingers could be used for, or maybe I am misunderstanding the post?