Ford, Intel Project Mobii explores driver and car connections
Sales of Nest smoke detector resume at lower price (Update)
Google's Nest Labs is resuming sales and lowering the price of a high-tech smoke detector that was pulled from the market after malfunctioning.
HP's Leap Motion keyboard to sell separately
Intel's gesture control promises hands-free life at Taiwan show
US computer chip giant Intel said its gesture-controlled technology could soon become part of everyday life as it showed its vision of a no-touch lifestyle in Taiwan Thursday.
Are squiggly lines the future of password security?
As more people use smart phones or tablets to pay bills, make purchases, store personal information and even control access to their houses, the need for robust password security has become more critical ...
Virtual humans, programmed to feel
A clenched fist thumps the air to emphasize a point; a sweeping hand signals the array of possibilities; furrowed eyebrows question the veracity of the politician's remarks. These are all examples of the ...
Carnegie Mellon system lets iPad users explore data with their fingers
Spreadsheets may have been the original killer app for personal computers, but data tables don't play to the strengths of multi-touch devices such as tablets. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon University ...
Battery-free technology brings gesture recognition to all devices
Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your "This American Life" podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for ...
Behavior of man's best friend shaped by breed and hunting instincts
(Phys.org) —A dog's breed can determine how well it follows human commands, according to a new study from Oregon State University.
3-D Air-Touch display operates on mobile devices
Human-computer interactions could be improved by a new efficient and accurate hand-gesture-recognition model
Virtual reality, gaming and robotics rely on computers using depth images from cameras to recognize, understand and replicate actual body movements. Programming a computer to accurately identify hand gestures ...
Study finds chimps can use gestures to communicate in their hunt for food
(Phys.org) —Remember the children's game "warmer/colder," where one person uses those words to guide the other person to a hidden toy or treat? Well, it turns out that chimpanzees can play, too.
Spinoff to introduce ultrasonic gesture recognition for small devices (w/ Video)
Using gesture and voice to control 3D molecular graphics (w/ Video)
Scientists from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and CSIRO announced their 'Molecular Control Toolkit' at the 3rd IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on Sunday.