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Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

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[tc_5min code="517734091"] The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content on the new HTC First handset that comes with Home pre-installed. Compared to Facebook’s flagship mobile apps, Home is much more responsive. You could even call it...
Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

Voice & Gesture Control: Beyond Touch With Windows 8

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If Intel has its way, touch will be just one of the ways to control Windows 8 ultrabooks. The chipmaker is looking to add voice commands and Kinect-like gestures for what it calls "perceptual computing." On Tuesday, Intel announced a partnership with Nuance Communications to put a locally hosted voice...
Voice & Gesture Control: Beyond Touch With Windows 8
A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids

Leap Motion controllers to ship in mid-May for $80

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The innovative gesture-control system includes software and hardware. The company will launch Airspace, its app store, in mid-May as well. [Read more]...
Leap Motion controllers to ship in mid-May for $80

Harman preps in-car infotainment with Android, shows concept with gestures and HUD

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Harman often works behind the scenes to supply the infotainment systems for the cars we know. This year, it's hoping to catch more of the limelight by putting mobile front and center. Its high-end car system for 2013 runs a unique virtualized platform that keeps vital car functions running...
Harman preps in-car infotainment with Android, shows concept with gestures and HUD

Next Xbox rumors point to HDMI passthrough and cable TV integration

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While the world waits to find out the facts about Microsoft's next videogame console, new rumors have popped up suggesting what its plans to go all-in on the Xbox-as-media center concept entail. According to The Verge, multiple unnamed sources suggest the plan is to include an HDMI passthrough and...
Next Xbox rumors point to HDMI passthrough and cable TV integration

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Apple is already getting San Francisco's Moscone Center ready for WWDC next week. Samsung came out with a new, more rugged version of its Galaxy S4 phone. It's waterproof! Here's a video demonstration of all the big changes coming soon to Windows. Bloomberg LP launched a $75 million...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Awesome video shows Leap Motion's Windows 8 gesture control capabilities

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Leap Motion doesn't have to replace your PC's mouse, but it certainly can. A new video from Leap shows how hand and finger gestures may be used to point, click, zoom, and scroll your way through Windows 8. Although Leap wants developers to create applications specifically for the 3D...
Awesome video shows Leap Motion's Windows 8 gesture control capabilities

Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control

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Here's a cool little addition to the increasingly competitive world of home automation. Ube's got a WiFi Smart Dimmer that utilizes multitouch functionality to control the the lights in your house -- use one finger to turn off a single light, or use two to turn off a set....
Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control

Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Intel Corp is ramping up its efforts to have more of its chips used in mobile devices, a market it was initially slow to respond to, as officials said on Monday they expect more than 30 tablets using its processors hitting the market this year. Samsung Electronics...
Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore

Leap Motion goes retail: motion controller to be sold exclusively at Best Buy

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Ever since we first saw Leap Motion's hyper-accurate gesture control system in person, we've been waiting for the time when we can walk into a store and buy one. Sure, devs have been able to buy Leap controllers for some time and it won't be long before Leap's tech...
Leap Motion goes retail: motion controller to be sold exclusively at Best Buy

PlayStation 4: welcome to the next level

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The machine itself was nowhere to be seen, but last week's PlayStation 4 press conference in New York promised important innovationsSony's video games division have finally revealed the long anticipated PlayStation 4 at a high-profile event in New York. Or rather, they've revealed how the PS4 will function. The actual...
PlayStation 4: welcome to the next level

MIT researchers develop the most fabulous gesture control technique yet

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MIT researchers develop the most fabulous gesture control technique yet

Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

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The oh-so-enchanting Steve Ballmer keynote: Gone. The sprawling, seemingly never-ending Microsoft product pavillion: Gone. The army of Microsoft marketing flacks, storming CES en masse with hive-like precision: Gone, gone, gone. Sure, Microsoft may not be appearing at CES 2013 as a marquee exhibitor, but its presence will still loom large in Las...
Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

How Microsoft lost the future of gesture control

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Microsoft squandered its five-year head start in gesture control technology and is now falling behind. By the time the company gets Kinect for Windows into the consumer market, Leap Motion may already own that market....
How Microsoft lost the future of gesture control

Analyst Suggests iPhone 5S Could Launch in Mid-2013 with NFC, 128 GB Storage, 6-8 Colors

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Jefferies analyst Peter Misek today released a new research report that is gaining attention for its claims regarding Apple's next generation of iOS devices. Based on supply chain checks, Misek believes that the iPhone 5S is likely to launch in June or July of next year, in line with several...
Analyst Suggests iPhone 5S Could Launch in Mid-2013 with NFC, 128 GB Storage, 6-8 Colors

Leap Motion gets its gesture control integrated with select HP PCs

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Leap Motion, the company making extremely accurate gesture detection hardware, has signed a deal to bundle and then integrate its motion-based controller into select HP products. This is a big win for Leap, which already has a deal with ASUS that will bundle the Leap Motion device in with its all in...
Leap Motion gets its gesture control integrated with select HP PCs

AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs

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AMD today announced the availability of its AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), formerly codenamed Richland. These processors, designed for use in notebook PCs, combine either two or four x86 CPU cores with a graphics engine derived from AMD's Radeon HD 8000 series of discrete GPUs on the...
AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs

YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

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MYO, the gesture control armband from Y Combinator-backed Waterloo startup Thalmic Labs, has managed to rack up over 10,000 pre-orders over the course of its first two days of pre-order availability. At $149 a pop, that means the young company has already managed to secure around $1.5 million in gross...
YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

The Leap: Gesture control like Kinect, but cheaper and much higher resolution

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It seems Minority Report-style computer interfaces might arrive a whole lot sooner than we expected: A new USB device, called The Leap, creates an 8-cubic-feet bubble of “interaction space,” which detects your hand gestures down to an accuracy of 0.01 millimeters — about 200 times more accurate than “existing touch-free...
The Leap: Gesture control like Kinect, but cheaper and much higher resolution

Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is

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More and more people are using their big, flat-panel TVs to watch Internet video, view photos, play music and casual games, and access apps, social media and websites. The trouble is, this is primarily being done via plugged-in PCs, or add-on boxes like Apple TV, Microsoft’s Xbox, and Roku players....
Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is

CamBoard Pico Demos What Kind Of Gesture Control Your Next Computer Could Have Built-In

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CamBoard Pico is German firm pmdtec’s next-generation gesture input reference device. We showed you before what it could potentially do to change the computer interface, and now there are a couple of new videos from the company showing how it’s working with middleware makers and what it can truly...
CamBoard Pico Demos What Kind Of Gesture Control Your Next Computer Could Have Built-In
Leap Motion-HP Deal: Gesture Control Goes Mainstream

PredictGaze wants the TV to look at you

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We’ve all been there: You are watching a movie on TV, and it’s time for a bio break, or you want to go to the fridge and grab something yummy. However, the remote control managed to once again disappear between the couch cushions. Mountain View-based vision control startup PredictGaze wants...
PredictGaze wants the TV to look at you

Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

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This week we discuss gesture control technologies and how this form of interaction with computers is set to give birth to a new user-interface experience.Charles Arthur meets Assaf Gad from Israeli software company Pointgrab to discuss their hand gesture recognition technology and Aleks Krotoski talks to creative technologist Evan Grant...
Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

Tweetdeck 1.5 gets updated with speedier column browser, gesture control and more

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A new version of Tweetdeck, version 1.5,  is now available, and it brings faster navigation between columns. This comes in the form of a redesigned column browse button, sideways scroll bar and gesture support. There’s also now a new icon on each tweet that gives you access to an actions...
Tweetdeck 1.5 gets updated with speedier column browser, gesture control and more

Apple Granted 33 Patents Today Covering Gesture Movies with Virtual Gesture Control Ring, Multi-Touch, a Macroscalar Processor, Credential Security and Much More

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 33 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. Today's granted patent report covers an eclectic mix of technologies which includes multi-touch, the Mac mini and the apparatus that creates the Apple cut out logo on MacBooks and the iMac....
Apple Granted 33 Patents Today Covering Gesture Movies with Virtual Gesture Control Ring, Multi-Touch, a Macroscalar Processor, Credential Security and Much More

Ubi-Camera frames photos with fingers, fails to call you fabulous (video)

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Gesture control's no longer restricted to P.K. Dick novels, having firmly broken away from its fantasist scifi roots into practical, everyday use. It's only natural then that those advancements, typically reserved for computing, would bleed into other areas of consumer tech, like digital imaging. For researchers at Japan's Institute...
Ubi-Camera frames photos with fingers, fails to call you fabulous (video)

Huawei ups R&D budget to $4.5b, focuses on gesture control

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Chinese mobile hardware maker Huawei has boosted its research and development budget to $4.5 billion for this year, representing a 20 percent increase from 2011, ComputerWorld reported. The money will go towards introducing new technologies to smartphones, including inexpensive cloud storage and gesture control. The tech would use the front...
Huawei ups R&D budget to $4.5b, focuses on gesture control

Hand Recognition, Gesture Support Landing On Microsoft Kinect For Windows Soon

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The Kinect is arguably Microsoft’s most important innovation of the past decade, and has done more for changing the nature of computer interaction than pretty much any other recently created input devices. Today, Microsoft Research has demoed how it’s about to get even better, with the addition of hand recognition...
Hand Recognition, Gesture Support Landing On Microsoft Kinect For Windows Soon
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