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Battery-free Technology Brings Gesture Recognition System To Electronics
2014-03-03 09:59:42

[ Watch The Video: AllSee: Bringing Gesture Recognition to All Devices ] Michelle Ma, University of Washington Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your “This American Life” podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for electronics could soon become an alternative to touchscreens and sensing technologies that consume a lot of power and only work when users can see their smartphones and...

Infants Learn To Point As Their First Communicative Gesture
2014-02-25 05:03:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Catalan researchers have studied the acquisition and development of language in babies on the basis of the temporary coordination of gestures and speech. The results are the first in showing how and when they acquire the pattern of coordination between the two elements which allows them to communicate very early on. A new study carried out by two researchers from the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona analyses the temporary...

2014-02-13 12:32:34

Motion gestures allow control of smart phones with simple hand movements SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PixArt Imaging Inc., a leading provider of human-machine interface (HMI) solutions, today announced a design engagement with Pantech to offer a first of its kind gesture motion capability for their IM-A880S (VEGA LTE-A) smart phone. The phone will feature PixArt Imaging's Gesture Sensor (PAC7620) that provides touch-free user interaction with phone to provide an...

2014-01-28 12:33:51

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xkz84/gesture_and) has announced the addition of the "Gesture and Motion Enabled CE Devices: 2014 Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xkz84/gesture_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Gesture control is separate from motion control, in that there is no physical device needed on the...

Chimps Use Gestures When Searching For Food
2014-01-18 05:28:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chimpanzees are able to communicate with gestures to search for a piece of food, according to a study appearing in the January 16 edition of the journal Nature Communications. Dr. Charles Menzel of the Georgia State University Language Research Center and colleagues examined a pair of language-trained chimps as they communicated with a human researcher in an attempt to locate food. They found “compelling evidence” that the...

2013-09-16 23:26:47

Cirque® GlidePoint® Gen 4 trackpads provide a rich gesture suite with no driver required. In addition, five independent touch points are reported, enabling custom gesture development. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Cirque Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alps Electric Co., Ltd and the original developer of capacitive sensing technology, announces the release of GlidePoint Gen 4, the next standard in capacitive trackpads. Gen 4 trackpads use proprietary...

2013-09-07 23:00:03

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global 2D Gesture Recognition Market 2012-2016” to its database.Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-2d-gesture-recognition-market-2012-2016 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global 2D Gesture Recognition market to grow at a CAGR of 26.4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for...

Haptix 3D Multitouch Controller
2013-08-15 12:48:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Multitouch, has been a key way to interact with our electronic devices since the advent of the iPhone. These days no technology evolves slowly, however, and great advancements have been made to improve the overall experience. Additionally, companies are always working not only to bring multitouch to more devices, but to actually replace the “touch” part with in-air gestures. The most popular example of this at present is the Leap...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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