Prior Art

A project log for Home Button for Keyboards

Use phone's trackpad as a pointing device.

deʃhipudeʃhipu 11/25/2021 at 17:460 Comments

Apparently someone had the same idea as me, but also had the skill and energy to pull it off:

I think I'm going to steal from that project.

Looking at it, I see that I made a huge fundamental mistake, assuming a 2.8V device will work just fine with 3.3V. Turns out those optic sensors are very particular about their voltages, so time to invest in level shifters.