Carnegie Mellon group shows iPad skeuomorphism
Low-cost 3D printed hand suits man for daily needs (w/ video)
Force-feedback for smartphones tilts game-playing field (w/ video)
UC Davis team's piano system animates hands to do-re-mi (w/ video)
ExoHand: Glove for hand power is showcased at Hanover fair (w/ video)
Getting a grip on robotic grasp
Twisting a screwdriver, removing a bottle cap, and peeling a banana are just a few simple tasks that are tricky to pull off single-handedly. Now a new wrist-mounted robot can provide a helping hand—or rather, ...
Namiki Lab air hockey robot can play with strategy (w/ Video)
Researchers use Doppler Effect for computer gesture control
Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil human hand bone closes human evolution gap
Humans have a distinctive hand anatomy that allows them to make and use tools. Apes and other nonhuman primates do not have these distinctive anatomical features in their hands, and the point in time at which ...
Researchers using Kinect to allow deaf people to communicate via computer (w/ Video)
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people.
Non-dominant hand vital to the evolution of the thumb
New research from biological anthropologists at the University of Kent has shown that the use of the non-dominant hand was likely to have played a vital role in the evolution of modern human hand morphology.
SideSwipe: UW team uses in-air gestures for phones
Harnessing everyday motion to power mobile devices (w/ video)
Imagine powering your cell phone by simply walking around your office or rubbing it with the palm of your hand. Rather than plugging it into the wall, you become the power source. Researchers at the 247th ...