There's been a lot of interest in Synaptics' futuristic "Fuse" interface for touch-based control of smartphones, although figuring out how it works in practice from just text and images isn't that easy.

That's why we've managed to dig out a video for your viewing pleasure that we think, although basic, shows the concept off well, from the grippy side bars to the back of the phone touch-based controls, especially with the split screen effect.

Hit play on the video above now to see the interface in action - is this something you'd like to see in your next smartphone? Motorola is offering a watered-down version with its new Backflip device, so is it on the right track? Have your say in the comments box below.