Puyocon, the mouse you squeeze, roll and throw

We see a lot of crazy mouse concepts 'round these parts, but the Puyocon may just be the wildest. It's soft, ball-shaped-but-don't-call-me-a-trackball design lends to some interesting ways to interface with a computer.

At first, it may seem like little more than a wand, but this thing's got fourteen pressure sensors inside of it, including a three-way acceleration sensor. That means you can do a lot more than just point and click, and — while the Puyocon won't be making its way onto shelves anytime soon — it's the kind of input device we'd need if we ever want to break free of these 2D interface shackles.

But don't just take my word for it, click Continue to see a video of the Puyocon in action.

Via Coolest-Gadget