Review: Leap Motion Controller not ready for prime time
When Tom Cruise's character in the movie "Minority Report" controls a computer only by waving his hands, it looks really cool.
HP will integrate Leap Motion controllers with PCs (Update)
Leap Motion's 3-D motion controllers will be included in some personal computers from Hewlett-Packard Co. this year, a move that the San Francisco startup hopes is a first step toward bringing touch-free ...
Microsoft hand research ripens Kinect for work (w/ video)
Study sheds light on how cells transport materials along crowded intercellular 'highways'
The interior of an animal cell is like a small city, with factories—called organelles—dedicated to manufacturing, energy production, waste processing, and other life functions. A network of intercellular "highways," called ...
UC Davis team's piano system animates hands to do-re-mi (w/ video)
Robots learn to pick up oddly shaped objects
(Phys.org) -- When Cornell engineers developed a new type of robot hand that could pick up oddly shaped objects it presented a challenge: It was easy for a human operator to choose the best place to take h ...
Samsung says to sell 25 mln 'smart TVs' this year
South Korea's Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it plans to sell more than 25 million "smart TVs" this year as it tries to capture the emerging Internet TV market eyed by competitors including Apple.
Using Hollywood technology to unlock the secret of pianist's sounds
University of Southampton academics are pioneering a new way of using motion capture technology to examine the way pianists play the piano.
Microsoft revamps online game service, more social
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is creating a new online games hub and making it more social by linking it to players' Facebook and Windows Live accounts.
Modified home video game shows promise for improving hand function in teens with cerebral palsy
Engineers at Rutgers University have modified a popular home video game system to help teenagers with cerebral palsy improve hand functions. In a pilot trial with three participants, the system improved the teens' abilities ...
Researchers reconstruct 3-D hand movement using brain signals
Researchers have successfully reconstructed 3-D hand motions from brain signals recorded in a non-invasive way, according to a study in the March 3 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. This finding uses a ...
Motor proteins may be vehicles for drug delivery
Specialized motor proteins that transport cargo within cells could be turned into nanoscale machines for drug delivery, according to bioengineers. Chemical alteration of the proteins' function could also help inhibit the ...