Gesture Recognition


Flex Develops AR Headset Using ‘Sketch to Scale’ Concept

by Bob Raikes

Flex has been trying to promote the range of design and manufacturing facilities that it is able to provide to brands, with its ‘Sketch to Scale’ tag line. The company saw that there are …

Tags:Augmented Reality| CES 2018| Flex| Gesture Recognition| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| ODMs & OEMs| Vol 25 - Issue 02

The HoloPlayer One Lets Users Interact with “3D Holograms”

by Arthur Berman

A startup called Looking Glass Factory (Brooklyn, NY) has debuted a display device called the HoloPlayer One. The device has been widely reported in the popular press as a “hologram viewing device.” Let me …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Light Field Displays| Novel Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 02

NEC Testing New Augmented Reality Workplace Efficiency Solution

by Andrew Fenn

NEC has announced it is developing a new augmented reality solution for the workplace. The new technology will allow users to perform tasks without taking their focus off of what they’re working on and …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Gesture Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| NEC| Vol 24 - Issue 42

Any Object Used for Remote Control

by Bob Raikes

The BBC has reported that a researcher from Lancaster University has developed a Matchpoint remote control system that uses a webcam and any object to act as a remote control. The user moves the …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Large Display Monitor| Remote Controls| Vol 24 - Issue 38

Adshel Promote Volkswagen Gesture Control at Australia Bus Stops

by Andrew Fenn

An interactive digital advertising campaign for Volkswagen’s new gesture control features has been implemented on the streets of Australia. Four motion-sensing infotainment kiosks have been installed at select bus stops in New South Wales, …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| Gesture Recognition| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 31

PQ Labs Reduces IR Bezel Depth

by Bob Raikes

PQ Labs is a key supplier of infrared touch technology to many of the brands on the show floor. We spoke with the company at ISE about its G7 technology which deals with one …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Infocomm 2017| Infrared Touch| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 23

Reports on the Leap Motion tech in the Qualcomm VRDK

by Bob Raikes

Last week, we reported on the launch of the Qualcomm VRDK development kit at the GDC, which features the latest Leap Motion hand tracking technology. Later, we spotted a detailed review of the new …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Leap Motion| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 10

MWC 2017 Round-up

by Bob Raikes

Picoprojector maker, Aiptek, has a new AM500VT projector that is a complete Android system that produces HD images of up to 120″ with output of 500 ANSI lumens. The projector is supplied with a …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| audio| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Display Stream (DSC)| Fingerprint Recognition| Gesture Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2017| Pico Projectors| Smartphones| Smartwatches| Sports and Stadiums| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 08| WiGIG

MUVing in Education: VR’s Plus One?

by Len Scrogan

Nearly two years ago, Chris Chinnock penned an article about MUV Interactive’s Bird user interface: He reported “the education and ProAV markets are their top priorities,” and although MUV had not yet begun production, …

Tags:display technology| Education| Gesture Recognition| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 09

Post CES 2017 Round-Up

by Bob Raikes

We do our best to cover all we should at CES, but it’s always ‘drinking from the firehose’. So here are some items that we missed but saw reported elsewhere, or that for some …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| BlackBerry| CES 2017| Gesture Recognition| Haptics| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Pen Input| USI (Universal Stylus Initiative)| Vol 24 - Issue 03

Leap Motion Boosts FoV of Gesture Detection

by Bob Raikes

Leap Motion, which develops gesture and hand-tracking technology for A/R and V/R has released its Leap Motion Mobile Platform, a software and hardware combination that is said to be capable of a 10 fold …

Tags:AR/VR| Gesture Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Developments in the Use of a Smartwatch to Detect Gestures

by Arthur Berman

A research team within the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pa) is developing a means to detect hand gestures through the use of an “instrumented smartwatch.” The smartwatch is enabled with …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 47