Gyration Air Mouse Elite Wants You To Wave It Around Like You Just…

Until I can get a laser mouse embedded in my fingertip Gyration's new Air Mouse Elite will have to do. The Elite should respond better to in-air movements and gestures than the last version with improved motion-sensing software. » 9/17/09 9:10am 9/17/09 9:10am

Hillcrest Labs Sues Nintendo to Keep the Wii Out of America

Now this is interesting. Hillcrest Labs is suing Nintendo, trying to create an import ban on the Wii. They claim that Nintendo is infringing on a number of their patents relating to the Wiimote and the on-screen menu system on the Wii. The whole thing doesn't make a lot of sense to us, as we were under the impression… » 8/20/08 2:01pm 8/20/08 2:01pm

Gyroxus Full-Motion Gaming Chair Leans Your Entire Body

There are gaming chairs that have speakers and a subwoofer, which are nice and have been done to death, but Gyroxus' gaming chair is a GAMING CHAIR. It's akin to the types of rigs you see in arcades that jiggles you like crazy in sync with whatever racing, flying or shooting game you've just thrown four quarters into. » 7/23/08 3:20pm 7/23/08 3:20pm

Wii-mote Prototype Designer Speaks Out, Shares Sketchbook

Click to viewYesterday you saw the first prototype pre-Wii motion-sensitive controller that Gyration pitched to Nintendo in 2001. Today, we received a note from Matt Presta at Bridge Design, who drafted the original concept. Here he explains his mission, shares a peek at the actual drawing board, and gives a shout-out… » 8/30/07 3:40pm 8/30/07 3:40pm

Unearthed: Nintendo's Pre-Wiimote Prototype

Click to viewIn an alternative Universe, this is what the Nintendo Wii's Wiimote and nunchuck would have looked like: this is the amazing transforming GyroPod, a motion-sensing gamepad prototype that Gyration made for Nintendo back in 2001. » 8/29/07 11:40am 8/29/07 11:40am

Gyration Media Center Remote Hands-On

Jeremy "Kap-in-yo-ass" Kaplan at Gearlog took the Gyration Vista Media Center remote out for a spin, and he loves it. See, it's the only Microsoft-approved Media Center remote that has a Gyration motion-style mouse built in. So when you're sitting on your couch you can both click and wave to move the cursor around on… » 3/23/07 6:15pm 3/23/07 6:15pm

Dell's XPS M2010 Media Center Remote Is Pretty Neat

The one feature of that huge Dell XPS M2010 LapDeskTop that hasn't been talked about is the Media Center Edition remote that ships with it. Instead of RF, IR or WiFi, this remote uses wireless USB that connects to connect with the M2010. » 7/18/06 2:55pm 7/18/06 2:55pm

Live from CES: Thomson Mobile Gyration Remotes Pt. 2

Thomson was also featuring the very first Windows-licensed universal remote to be used with Windows Media Center. This remote features Thomson's Gyration hardware to control the Windows operating system and the remote also supports IR for universal control of the rest of your home theater devices. This has a range of… » 1/05/06 3:58pm 1/05/06 3:58pm

Live from CES: Thomson Mobile Gyration Remotes Pt. 1

Thomson has debuted two new remotes that support its Gyration hardware. Yesterday we reported on these devices as we heard about them from the Thomson Press Conference, but today we got the chance to talk with a Thomson rep and get a little more hands-on action with these Gyration controls. » 1/05/06 2:52pm 1/05/06 2:52pm

Live from CES: Thomson Press Conference Pt. II

More new product highlights from the Thomson et al press conference. GE Bluetooth Cell Connect System. This will allow users to access their cellphone on their home phone system via Bluetooth. Will support up to 4 additional handsets. Calls can be placed on either the cell or main unit. Allows for conference calls via… » 1/04/06 1:11pm 1/04/06 1:11pm

Gyrotransport: Ultra-Portable Air Mouse


Thomson sneaked its newest Gyration product today, the Gyrotransport. This curvy white mouse could fit on a keychain and even get lost in your man-purse. There is a 1GB USB dongle that snaps into the underbelly too. Slide that sucker off, plug it into a Windows XP machine and it carries both the software required to… » 11/15/05 5:40pm 11/15/05 5:40pm