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PC gamers who want to use the upcoming Xbox One controller will have to wait until 2014, as the architectural changes in the gaming console input device are re-written and optimized for PCs.
Intel has snapped up Omek, a company specializing in gesture recognition. It's part of Intel's effort to popularize perceptual computing, in which we interact with PCs and other devices using hand gestures, voice commands, and facial tracking.
Douglas Engelbart, a Silicon Valley engineer who invented the computer mouse and is credited with many of the concepts that underpin modern computing and the Internet, died on Tuesday at his home in Atherton, California. He was 88.
Microsoft will work with Intel, as well as trackpad technology companies Elan and Synaptics, on its Precision Touchpad effort.
Intel has created a $100 million perceptual computing fund to put its own Kinect-like camera in laptops. As part of the announcement, Intel said that it will add depth cameras to select devices late next year.
A research team at the University of Washington has developed a way to enact gesture control across all devices using the WiFi router in your living room.
Nvidia is usually trumpeting the graphics performance of its Tegra 4 chip, but at the Computex trade show on Tuesday CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed how its newest processor can be used to create a precise, affordable stylus for tablets.
The Asus VivoMouse combines mouse and trackpad functions and supports Windows 8 gestures, and is intended for use with the VivoPC, a small desktop for offices and living rooms.
Human interaction with computers could improve with the new Kinect for Windows sensor, which will be better at recognizing gestures, motion and voice.
The new-and-improved Kinect that's shipping with the Xbox One later this year will find its way to Windows in 2014. But don't expect it to replace your mouse and webcam.
A new demo video from Leap Motion shows how waving your finger in your air like you just don't care is totally possible with Windows 8.
With the next wave in consumer electronics expected to be wearable gadgets, researchers are evaluating the use of thought-based authentication with the technology.
Accessory vendor Logitech announced on Tuesday that the company is expanding its Harmony line of universal remote controls with a new flagship model, a new low-end model, and a multi-function hub that extends the capabilities of both.
Scientists demonstrate ability to differentiate individual brain activity. May be how you access your digital life in the future.
Thousands of wireless IP cameras connected to the Internet have serious security weaknesses that allow attackers to hijack them and alter their firmware, according to two researchers from security firm Qualys.