This Simple Chip Could Turn All Your Clothes Into Activity Trackerssho

These little chips may not look much, but in fact they're a new breed of super-small, super-cheap accelerometers that could make motion sensing ubiquitous—even in the clothes you wear. » 8/19/14 6:00am 8/19/14 6:00am

The first touch-sensitive LCD basketball court in the world is awesome

Nike has created this huge touch-sensitive LCD basketball court for a training session with Kobe Bryant. The court has built-in motion sensors that track every player's movements individually. It can also display training exercises for them to follow and show statistics on performance. Check out the amazing video. » 8/15/14 11:52am 8/15/14 11:52am

This Case Transforms the Space Around Your iPhone Into a Trackpad

The future of gesture control could be snapped right onto your existing smartphone. That's the concept behind Fuffr, an iPhone case that turns the empty space around your phone into a Leap Motion-style gestural interface. » 5/30/14 1:20pm 5/30/14 1:20pm

Four Cool Things You Can Do With Your Computer Now That It's Watching…

Microsoft’s Kinect proved that real people are actually interested in moving their bodies to motion-control stuff on a screen. Leap Motion, whose $70 motion detector is decoupled from a gaming console, could end up having a wider impact. It’s not just for gamers, and desktop and laptop manufacturers are reportedly… » 5/02/13 3:20pm 5/02/13 3:20pm

We Could Control Future Computers and Video Games Using a 3D Motion…

The Wii Introduced the masses to motion-based gaming. The Kinect took things one step further and all but eliminated controllers. Microsoft's latest innovation, an infrared tracker which is worn on the wrist, could make gaming and UI controls even more immersive than before. » 10/08/12 4:00pm 10/08/12 4:00pm

Hey Mario, Take a Walk on the Wild Side

If this video—showing Mario Bros. projected over a sidewalk—isn't the best use of camera motion tracking technology in the entire history of camera motion tracking, I don't know what is. [Thanks Steve Hemmerstoffer!] » 7/07/10 11:20am 7/07/10 11:20am

Motion Tracking Taken to Inevitable Conclusion: Groping and Skirt…

Japan's Teatime is an adult game developer known for adding webcam functions like face tracking to their games. But their latest innovation known as "hand tracking"? It's a new era, friends. Also, no, I'm not free to video chat. [Kotaku] » 5/10/10 9:20am 5/10/10 9:20am

Apple Patents Head-Tracking Auditorium-Effect Wearable Display

Apple's patents are nothing if » 11/06/08 10:45am 11/06/08 10:45am , and occasionally confusing: this new one is in the latter category. It's for a goggle-like display system with an in-built head tracking system that changes the display from a somewhat boring "normal" static one into a dynamic view that recreates the feeling of being in an auditorium,…