GESTURE

  • SideSwipe lets you control your smartphone with inair hand gestures September 16, 2014

    New York: How does it feel when your smartphone begins to ring all of a sudden during a key client presentation? Embarrassed? Help is here. Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a way to control your smartphone with inair hand gestures. The system called SideSwipe lets you interact...
  • Intel showcases a notouch lifestyle with gesturecontrolled technology June 6, 2014

    Taipei: US computer chip giant Intel said its gesturecontrolled technology could soon become part of everyday life as it showed its vision of a notouch lifestyle in Taiwan Thursday. Its stand at Computex, Asia's largest technology trade show, recreates a living space centred around a kitchen, illustrating how sticky fingers on...
  • Google acquires gesture recognition technology startup Flutter October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Google has acquired a new startup Flutter, which makes gesture recognition technology for PCs. Flutter's first and only product is a Mac app initially described as "Kinect for OSX" that uses hand gestures to detect movements using the builtin webcam in machines. It lets users control...
  • New apps enable users to control the action with hand gestures July 29, 2013

    Toronto: Like waving a wand, new apps are bringing a bit of magic to computers, enabling users to zoom, pan and control the action with hand gestures. A new app store called Airspace, launched by San Franciscobased company Leap Motion last week, has 75 apps that are all controlled with the...
  • The 5inch Lava Iris 504q with gesture controls launched at Rs 13,499 June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Extending its smartphone portfolio, Lava has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone Lava Iris 504q. The smartphone features a 5inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, and includes gesture controls. The gesture motion feature allows users to interact with the phone just by waving...
  • Now, wave your finger to flip through channels on TV February 10, 2013

    London: An Israeli company has developed a new technology that allows users to control their television with just a fingertip, even from across the room. It is the world's first commercial gesture technology to allow control of digital devices with a fingertip, the company claims. The firm said its technology...
  • Samsung unveils gesturecontrol TVs at CES 2013 January 8, 2013

    Las Vegas: New TVs from Samsung will recognise an expanded range of gestures so people can swipe through onscreen menus in a way that revolutionises the old remote control. Samsung Electronics Co., the Korean electronics maker that is successfully challenging Apple in smartphones, touts the new user interface as faster and...
  • Chelsea launch probe over supporter's racial gesture November 1, 2012

    London: Chelsea have launched an investigation after a supporter was photographed making an apparent racist gesture during Wednesday's League Cup match against Manchester United, the club said in a statement. Pictures published on the internet appear to show a man making a monkey gesture in the stands during Chelsea's 54 extratime...
  • Windows 8: Top 10 swipe gestures October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Windows 8 is here and the latest version of the Microsoft operating system is a drastic departure from its predecessors. There is a learning curve to cross before users can comfortably begin using the new OS. Here are some handy tips on common Windows 8 swipe gestures: 1....
  • Viv hits back at Ramdin for poor gesture June 10, 2012

    Birmingham: Former West Indies captain Viv Richards hit back at wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin for making an angry gesture towards him after scoring a century in the third Test against England on Sunday. Ramdin scored 107 not out in an astonishing 10thwicket partnership of 143 with Tino Best. But on reaching three...
  • Kripashankar's son apologises for obscene gesture March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: ExMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's son, Narendra Mohan, apologised to the media on Saturday for reportedly making obscene gestures at them last week. He said, "The media is spreading misinformation because some people are feeding the media that way. I apologise for my conduct. I regret the incident that...
  • 'Virat's swearing is kiddish behaviour' January 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar disapproved of young batsman Virat Kohli swearing at the Australian players after scoring a century in the final Test at Adelaide on Thursday, saying it was like having a "school kid" temperament. Kohli had a wild celebration after reaching his century, using the choicest...
  • Aussie paper says Bhajji made 'monkey gesture' March 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian offspinner Harbhajan Singh seems to be never far away from a controversy. After being accused by Australian allrounder Andrew Symonds of racial abuse and then being called an 'obnoxious little weed' by Aussie opener Matthew Hayden, Harbhajan has reportedly made monkey gestures towards a section of the Sydney...
  • Toon's obscene gesture shocks Boston February 1, 2007

    New Delhi: A publicity gimmick in Boston for a late night cable television cartoon has managed to do more than just grab ratings. Trouble began when people in Boston found images flashing from electronic devices around the city depicting an animation character making an obscene gesture. The person responsible for planting...