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Qualcomm buys into gesture recognition

Chipmaker acquires assets from gesture recognition technology, GestureTek, to strengthen smartphone portfolio and enable new ways for consumers to engage with home entertainment and mobile devices.

July 26, 2011 by

Windows Mobile 6.5: How touchy will it be?

Microsoft published this week new touch gesture documentation for Windows Mobile 6.5. Microsoft evangelist Marcus Perryman supplemented the docs with Part 1 of planned two-part blog post outlining Windows Mobile 6.5's support for touch.

July 9, 2009 by

Non-touch: Still on the Windows Mobile 7 feature list?

It's been quite the week for rumors and tips on things Windows Mobile and Zune-related. Why not close out the week with one more? This one is about the "non-touch" gesture-recognition capabilities Microsoft originally was planning to include in Windows Mobile 7.

May 15, 2009 by

Report: Windows Mobile 7 to incorporate touch, gesture recognition

Nathan Weinberg, over on his InsideMicrosoft blog, has posted some interesting information from an alleged internal Microsoft document on future user interface directions for the Windows Mobile platform. What's your take? How much of this new input technology will debut in Windows Mobile 7? And how much of it, if any, will also show up in Windows 7?

January 6, 2008 by

Wearing a computer at work

The European Union has funded an ambitious project related to wearable technology. This project, named WearIT@work will end in one year and was funded with 14.3 million euros of EU money, even if the total project cost is expected to exceed 23 million euros. For mobile workers, the goal is to replace traditional interfaces, such as screen, keyboard or computer unit, by speech control or gesture control, without modifying the applications. This wearable system is currently being tested in four different fields including aircraft maintenance, emergency response, car production and healthcare.

November 29, 2007 by

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