Intel's Perceptual Computing marks neo-desktop era
Chinese tech firms pump up volume at CES
Chinese high-tech companies have showcased some of the most eye-popping gear at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, bidding to reverse their lack of global brand recognition.
Smart TVs get smarter, by just a little bit
In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like what Tom Cruise did in the 2002 movie "Minority Report." That's the vision ...
The next interface: Electrical fields, MGC3130, and your hand (w/ Video)
Motorola buys face-recognition firm Viewdle
Mobile phone-maker Motorola said Wednesday it had purchased facial recognition firm Viewdle for an undisclosed amount.
Zeno "boy" robot: Let me introduce myself (w/ Video)
Robotics: Gesturing for control
New intelligent algorithms could help robots to quickly recognize and respond to human gestures. Researchers at A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research in Singapore have created a computer program which recognises ...
Can a machine tell when you're lying? Research suggests the answer is 'yes'
Inspired by the work of psychologists who study the human face for clues that someone is telling a high-stakes lie, UB computer scientists are exploring whether machines can also read the visual cues that give away deceit.
Remote control pushed aside by gesture-sensitive devices
The remote control has never been much beloved. If it's not getting lost or running out of batteries, the device - and its inscrutable buttons - is confusing some family member or acting as a totem in an argument about what ...
User interface revolution coming to computers, TVs
Control your television with your voice or a wave of the hand. Run your laptop with your eyes.
Microsoft to bring Kinect to Windows PCs
Microsoft plans to bring its Kinect technology to bear on personal computers following its phenomenal success with the gesture and voice-recognition sensor in the Xbox 360 game console.
Pantech Vega LTE smartphone works by wave of the hand (w/ video)
Showa Hanako 2: A realistic robot for novice dentists (w/ video)
Xbox 360 with Kinect shows off new tricks at E3
Microsoft on Monday added YouTube, voice commands, television shows and more to its Xbox 360 with Kinect as the hot-selling videogame console matures into an entertainment center for all.