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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 1:20pm3/01/13 1:20pm

Enable Four-Finger Gestures on Original MacBook Air with Dangerous Scary Hack

Macrumors forum member michaelb »11/15/08 7:15pm11/15/08 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 4:00am11/14/08 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 11:00am11/08/08 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 Obselete

We've seen gesture controls »11/06/08 7:00pm11/06/08 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,…