Early Reviews Positive For Leap Motion Controller
2013-07-23 17:19:10

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Motion control has been all the rage on video game consoles. It hadn't made its way widely to the desktop until the Leap Motion controller was set up in front of the computer this week. Early reviews for the $80 device are positive. The new USB device uses camera sensors and LEDs to pick up gestures made within a certain field. Those movements are translated to applications running on the PC. Possible tasks could include creating...

3D Control Through Wrist Device
2012-10-09 09:06:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Traditional and mobile computing are great and even very futuristic in many ways. For all of the advances, however, there is still one pesky little problem: We still have to touch something. This week, Microsoft researchers will descend on Cambridge, Massachusetts to attend the 25th Association for Computing Machinery Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, or UIST. Here, some of these researchers will be showing...

2010-06-15 16:00:00

TOKYO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release PlayStation®Move motion controller*1 for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) system on September 15, 2010 in Europe/PAL territories and in Asian countries/regions*2 at a recommended retail price (RRP) of euro 39.99. It will also become available in North America on September 19 at a RRP of $49.99 and in Japan on October 21 at a RRP of 3,980 yen (including tax)....

2010-03-10 19:00:00

TOKYO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that PlayStation®Move motion controller for PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system launches worldwide this fall, offering a motion-based, high-definition gaming experience unlike anything on the market. Concurrently with its launch, SCE will also release PlayStation®Move sub-controller to be used along with the motion controller for...

2010-01-20 00:00:00

TOKYO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release its new Motion Controller(1) (tentative name) for the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system in fall 2010 in Japan, Asian regions and countries, North America and Europe/PAL territories together with an extensive line-up of exciting software titles. The new controller, combined with the PlayStation®Eye camera(2), can...

2009-09-25 06:37:48

A new motion controller for the PlayStation 3 video game console is set to be released by Sony in the spring of 2010. The electronic giant revealed a prototype the new controller in June, which will be compatible with the existing PlayStation Eye camera, reported the Associated Press. The controller uses a combination of computer vision and gesture recognition technology in the software to enable natural user interface and mixed reality video game applications, which basically means it has...

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