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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...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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