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gesture-based interfaces

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Google acquires hand-gesture interface startup Flutter

App uses built-in Webcams to detect hand gestures, allowing users to control the playback of music and video with the swipe of a hand.

By October 2, 2013

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Intel invests in motion sensing: Looks to future interfaces

Intel Capital is investing in motion-sensing technologies that would enable a more natural way to interact with computers, particularly mobile devices.

By August 2, 2012

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Tablet-like touch interface comes to everyday objects

Researchers at Disney and Carnegie Mellon develop Touche, an interface system where multiple gestures can be added to existing touch screens and other objects, including "smart doorknobs."

By May 4, 2012

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Ep. 63: Kinect, Multi-touch, and the future of interfaces

Finally, our touch-points with technology are expanding beyond the mouse and keyboard. Console gamers are using their entire bodies for control; Apple ahd ushered in an era of multi-touch gesture-based interfaces. What's next? We discuss with Ars Technica's Jon Stokes and Forrester's James McQuivey.

By February 4, 2011

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Reporters' Roundtable: Kinect, multitouch, future of interfaces

Our touch points with tech are expanding beyond the mouse and keyboard. Gamers use entire bodies for control; Apple ushered in an era of multitouch. What's next? We discuss with Ars Technica's Jon Stokes and Forrester's James McQuivey.

By February 4, 2011

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RIM acquires TAT, designer of user interfaces

BlackBerry maker picks up Swedish company that delivers user interface designs to a slew of mobile products and that will bring its "talent to the BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphone platforms."

By December 2, 2010

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Gesture recognition will be a slam-dunk, startup head says (Q&A)

User interfaces are changing with touch, voice, and -- now -- gestures. EyeSight Mobile CEO Gideon Shmuel believes gesture recognition will transform our expectations of PCs, phones, TVs, and tablets.

By February 11, 2014

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Microsoft uses TechFest to tout new user interfaces

The software maker uses its internal science fair as an opportunity to showcase new ways of connecting with the computer.

By March 2, 2010

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Mauz goes all 'Minority Report' as a mouse replacement

The Mauz Kickstarter project gets a CES 2013 debut as a working prototype of the iPhone-based mouse replacement shows off its gesture-control technology.

By January 8, 2013

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Microsoft to add multitouch interface to Windows 7

Microsoft says the new technology, which is expected to arrive in late 2009, will work with existing touch screens.

By May 27, 2008