Researchers have developed a new “LucidTouch” display that lets “users navigate via sensors on the back of the device instead of the front.” Video demonstration after the jump.

When in use, the users hands appear like shadows though the screen, giving the impression that the device is transparent. The active point of each finger is indicated with a small green dot which should effectively address the problems that portly nerds face each and every day

[via Gizmodo]