Apple just gobbled up the tech behind the original Kinect. Could we see new Macs with built-in Kinect tech? Or maybe an Apple-branded TV with 3D gesture control?
Apple may be looking to snap up Israeli company PrimeSense, developers of the original Kinect for Microsoft.
Sony's new patent application puts a new spin on a Nintendo idea that never quite saw release. Sony is running with the idea of biometric feedback, seeking a controller that provides force feedback well beyond a rumble pack.
I just got up and walked to get a cup of coffee. In the future Honda envisions, I could have rolled there. Honda's UNI-CUB personal mobility device is designed to go everywhere you want to go, and you'll never have to bother yourself with standing or walking ever again.
New Orleans, LA - Hurtling down the highway in excess of 55 mph is a tricky business — controlling the temp, futzing with the radio, talking, texting, sipping a drink or chomping on a sandwich, checking the GPS, selecting what music to play from your iPod or smartphone — and, oh yeah, watching the road. Monster wants to eliminate at least one of these driving distractions — controlling your music.
Now that all three major video game consoles have motion controls and the Kinect is such a success, it'd seem like button-less tech is the future of gaming input for video games. Not so says the man behind Sony's PlayStation Move. Regular gaming pads aren't going extinct just soon.
Happy birthday, JV! The author, best known for writing fantastic tales such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is getting a Google logo tribute to that very book. The logo is animated, interactive and can even be controlled by just tilting a smartphone.
The Wii made motion control a big deal with its Wiimotes. Now, four years later, the system is starting to show its age and competitors are sneaking in, such as Sony's more accurate Move and Microsoft's controller-less Kinect. Where can we go next? A group of students have an idea after taking a cue from Avatar.
The motion controller formerly known as Sphere is now the PlayStation Move, and Sony has come out swinging (literally) with loads of new information about the device. It still looks like a Wiimote with a little ball on top (and...
It looks like a flying beanie with a fan inside, but Spin Master claims its Air Hogs Vectron Wave UFO is the first remote-control device that doesn't need the remote control. Instead you direct it with gesture control, making it...