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Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

By 9 October 2012

A team of Microsoft researchers has developed a motion-tracking device that fits around your wrist without the need for motion detection cameras, enabling users to interact with their electronic devices with a flick of the wrist or the squeeze of a palm.... >>

SoundWave demonstrates its hand gesture technology - no motion camera needed

SoundWave demonstrates its hand gesture technology - no motion camera needed

By 8 May 2012

A team of Microsoft researchers has demonstrated a new method of controlling your computer with hand gestures, but without the need of motion-capture cameras or touchscreens. The SoundWave project uses what’s known in the physics world as the Doppler... >>

Dance moves to attract the lay-dees!

Dance moves to attract the lay-dees!

By 8 September 2010

Boffins from the UK's Northumbria University have discovered that there is a formula to separate good dancing from bad. Using 3D motion capture techniques, a study led by psychologist Dr. Nick Neave and researcher Kristofor McCarty, found that male... >>