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2013-07-03 11:55:47

If you rely on hand gestures to get your point across, you can thank fish for that! Scientists have found that the evolution of the control of speech and hand movements can be traced back to the same place in the brain, which could explain why we use hand gestures when we are speaking. Professor Andrew Bass (Cornell University), who will be presenting his work at the meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology on the 3rd July, said: "We have traced the evolutionary origins of the...

2013-06-20 23:25:07

Grayhill, Inc. announces the release of its latest model in a line of Multi-Touch Human Interface Devices (MT-HIDs) as part of its Instinct Touch Technology control system. The new Series T2 Multi-Touch Control Wheel (MTCW) offers an expanded array of sensor data options, allowing the system to interpret many different finger gestures for machine command and image manipulation. LaGrange, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Grayhill, Inc. announces the release of its latest model in a line of...

Ape And Human Infant Gestures Are Similar And Communicative
2013-06-08 09:06:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a study devoted to comparing the different types of gestures of a female chimpanzee, a female bonobo and a female human infant at comparable stages of communicative development, psychologists analyzed video of the three to find remarkable similarities among the species. This study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology, represents the first time such data has been used to compare the development of...

2013-05-15 23:25:07

[357 Pages Report] Americas Gesture Recognition Market report categorizes American Touchless Market by Product (Biometric, Sanitary), Application (Healthcare, Electronics, Automotive) Technology (2D, 3D, Ultrasonic, IR, Capacitive) & Geography. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to a new market research report, "Americas Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market (2013 - 2018) Technology (2D, 3D, Ultrasonic, IR, Capacitive); Product (Biometric, Sanitary); Application (Healthcare,...

Communicating With Computers Goes To The Next Level
2012-10-10 17:09:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A NEW KIND OF INTERFACE Computers are fantastic machines, no matter the size, category or application. For all the conveniences computers have given the modern world, they´re still largely dependent on the human element, as they can only perform those tasks that we tell them to. Even the automated tasks have to be programmed by someone. Thus, the importance of communication between human and machine via feedback and...

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2012-06-12 14:19:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Scientists reported in the American journal of Primatology that gorillas use a type of "baby talk" when communicating with infants. A team of scientists studied captive western lowland gorillas by watching and filming the animals as they interacted. Western lowland gorillas have a wide range of communication gestures, so the team focused on facial expressions and hand signals used in play. Eva Maria Luef from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • 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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