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Leap Motion targets May for pre-orders and store sales

(Phys.org) —Leap Motion will start shipping its 3-D motion controllers on pre-order basis in mid-May. Big news? For a growing Leap Motion fan base, it's great news. Leap Motion launched its sensing controller last year, ...

Intel's Perceptual Computing marks neo-desktop era

(Phys.org)—Intel wants you to know that voice, face and gesture control will become a familiar feature in computers. The time for a new kind of notebook world is now, for Intel, and computing facets including touch, voice, ...

Mouseless, the 'invisible' computer mouse (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mouseless is a computer mouse that allows you to interact with a computer with a mouse in the same way as usual - except that there is no mouse hardware. The researchers call it an "invisible mouse."

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Gesture

A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication made with a part of the body, used instead of or in combination with verbal communication. The language of gesture allows individuals to express a variety of feelings and thoughts, from contempt and hostility to approval and affection. Most people use gestures and body language in addition to words when they speak. The use of gesture as language by some ethnic groups is more common than in others, and the amount of such gesturing that is considered culturally acceptable varies from one location to the next.

Gesticulation: any movement made by a foreigner. (J. B. Morton)

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