HandTalk Glove Turns Sign Language Into Words via Cellphone

Attempts at making a glove into a communication device for the deaf have been going on for years now, but a group of undergraduate computer engineering students at Carnegie Melon have come up with what has to be the most practical design to date. The main difference being that it translates sign messages through a… » 5/09/08 5:00pm 5/09/08 5:00pm

RallyPoint Combat Glove for Computing Under Fire

Wearable computers may be a reality in today's army, but use is restricted to safe environs like a bunker or an armored vehicle—out in the open, soldiers' priority is keeping hold of their guns. The RallyPoint Handwear Computer Input Device is unique in that it is designed specifically to be used even while the soldier … » 4/29/08 10:10am 4/29/08 10:10am

Vie GPS Sports Glove Does it All

Designer Du Tran Nguyen envisions the Verva Vie Sports Glove as the ultimate piece of sporting equipment. Like many current products, the Vie would allow users to use GPS to develop workouts, map routes and send out distress beacons. However, this concept takes those technologies a step further by offering an interface … » 2/11/08 5:20pm 2/11/08 5:20pm

Snowboard Glove Concept Controls Your iPod via Non-Romantic Gestures

This is a demonstration of the previously seen iPod glove control concept, allowing snowboarders to control their music without reaching into a pocket and fiddling with the not-made-for-gloves Click Wheel. As you can see, different combinations of finger presses bring up tracks in Postal Service's serviceable studio… » 11/02/07 2:17pm 11/02/07 2:17pm

Prototype Bluetooth Glove Brings New Possibilities to Gaming

Not only can this prototype Bluetooth glove act as a theoretical Wii controller, it can pretty much talk to any Bluetooth device out there. The glove is made out of standard acrylic, but has fingertip sensors that induces a current when touched together. By making different combinations between your fingers and thumbs, … » 2/27/07 3:00pm 2/27/07 3:00pm