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PointGrab Brings Gesture Controls To Home Appliances

12/17/2013, We are bound to see a lot of amazing things at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, and PointGrab has revealed today just what it will be showing off at the event. The company’s next generation gesture recognition technology will be on...

Leap Motion Gesture Controller Windows 8 Preview Ahead Of Beta

05/20/2013, Leap Motion, the device built to bring touch-like gesture controls -without a touch screen- will enter into its beta phase soon. Before that, the company has posted a video to show what its vision for Leap Motion on Windows 8: watch the video above. The...

Harman prototype car functions controlled by gestures

07/23/2012, Doing something else while driving at the same time can be a dangerous – even if it’s as simple as changing the radio station or adjusting the temperature of the vehicle. Well, it looks like the folks over at Harman have come up with a...

Apple patent reveals Kinect-like input for controlling computers

12/08/2011, It seems like gesture-based control is the in thing now thanks to a recent patent filed by Apple. The recently published patent revealed that Apple had plans to implement a system that would allow users to interact with their Mac computers via gestures, a...

New Swype now supports gestures

08/16/2011, If you’re a Swype user, we’ve got some great news for you. A new version of the alternative Android keyboard is on the way, and it packs a bunch of new improvements that will no doubt please its fans. One of the new additions to Swype is the...

Qualcomm acquires assets from GestureTek

07/26/2011, It has been reported that Qualcomm, the manufacturer behind the popular Snapdragon processors that have been put to a lot of good use in recent smartphones, has acquired unspecified assets from GestureTek. GestureTek is a company that specializes in...

Using Gestures To Take Self-Portraits

06/17/2011, The act of taking self-portraits in an art unto itself, some people have the gift to manage to get an entire group of 10 people into a photo while taking a self-portrait while others not so lucky end up with photographs that cut people out or are angled...

Microsoft develops new gestures for touchscreens

05/09/2011, Our hands are capable of moving in so many possible different ways, but when it comes to using touchscreen devices, we seem to be performing the same gestures all the time. The same swipe to the left and right, pinch to zoom, and so on. Not to say that...

Apple Awarded Patent on Pinch to Zoom

10/13/2010, Apple’s been granted several patents related to the company’s work in multitouch touchscreen technologies, which debuted on the original aluminum iPhone and changed the PDA and smartphone market from a stylus-based enterprise device to a...

Gestures User Interface by Hitachi

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Hitachi was demonstrating a user-interface that was based on a retro-projector and a pair of cameras (infra-red and regular color). The retro-projector allows the image to be posted on a large surface while keeping the cost of the actual...

EyeSight Allows You To Control Your Phone Via Hand Gestures

06/08/2010, While voice activation is a pretty useful feature, many folks have had frustrating experiences when the technology isn’t implemented well. So what alternatives are there? Well, EyeSight’s Natural User Interface might be a possible solution, as...

Toshiba Portege M780 Supports Multi-touch And Win7 Gestures

02/02/2010, It looks like Toshiba’s Portégé lineup will be getting a new member in the form of the M780. While most manufacturers out there are gunning for the increasingly popular tablet design, Toshiba hasn’t given up on the convertible tablet...