Carnegie Mellon group shows iPad skeuomorphism
Low-cost 3D printed hand suits man for daily needs (w/ video)
Touch+ goes on sale, aims to make waving so yesterday
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)
Earlier Stone Age artifacts found in Northern Cape of South Africa
Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools. These discoveries ...
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 ...
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.