Steelcase Gesture: A Smartphone-Friendly Office Chair

Finally acknowledging that very few people actually sit in an office chair the way it was designed to be used, Steelcase has created a new chair that caters to all the wacky poses we strike when using various devices. So while the new Gesture can still be used with a traditional keyboard and monitor setup, it's also… » 3/01/13 1:20pm 3/01/13 1:20pm

Microsoft Can Detect Your Gestures Using Just Your Computer's Audio

Kinect has drawn a huge amount of interest, not just from gamers but computer scientists, engineers and artists. Now, it seems Microsoft is branching out, because one of its latest research projects offers gesture control powered by just a computer's speakers, microphone, and some inaudible sound. » 5/08/12 5:34am 5/08/12 5:34am

Rumor: Windows Mobile 7 Will Have Gestures, Really Debut in February

There's still some question about whether Windows Mobile 6.6 or Windows Mobile 7 will be shown in February, but a solid tipster just told us that it will be WM7. And then he describes it. » 1/15/10 12:20pm 1/15/10 12:20pm

Enable Four-Finger Gestures on Original MacBook Air with Dangerous…

Macrumors forum member michaelb » 11/15/08 7:15pm 11/15/08 7:15pm, in a fit of jealousy over his ladyfriend's new unibody MacBook, decided to try to trick his last-gen MacBook Air into recognizing four-finger gestures. He installed the updated 10.5.5 system from the new MacBook onto his Air, and then through some tricky manipulation of the kernel…

Mgestyk Gesture Control Works With Wiimote, Turns You Into Real Jedi

If the possibility of controlling all your PC applications Minority Report-style » 11/14/08 4:00am 11/14/08 4:00am wasn't enough to get you excited about Mgestyk Technologies' gesture control system, the company's now showing off its ability to work with other input devices. The disembodied hands of Mgestyk employees go all Jedi on us this time…

DIY Hand Gesture Multi-Touch Using a Webcam... and Magic

Andy Wilson » 11/08/08 11:00am 11/08/08 11:00am, from Microsoft Research, has created a pretty impressive new way to interact with your computer, using very basic equipment and some very smart software coding. He's managed to use a standard webcam ("like $30," he says) and custom software to get the cam to recognize the shapes and movement of only his…

Mgestyk Gesture Control System Will Make Your Mouse and Keyboard…

We've seen gesture controls » 11/06/08 7:00pm 11/06/08 7:00pm , but Mgestyk Technologies wants to bring them to your home PC. Using only a 3D camera and proprietary software, the Mgestyk gesture control system is able to capture small hand movements and translate them into commands. These commands can be applied to almost any windows application,…

EOps i24R3 Wireless Gesture-Control iPhone Speaker is Quite Beautiful, …

Just unveiled at Tokyo Designer's Week, EOps i24R3 is probably the best-looking speaker system for the iPod/iPhone I think I've seen. Plus it's jammed-full of wirelessness, so the iPod-dock, woofer-equipped base station is paired with two or more (up to eight) remote stereo speakers. And in the true spirit of… » 11/06/08 10:00am 11/06/08 10:00am