Targeted machine learning applications continue to raise money and big-time users, possibly at the expense of general-purpose platforms targeting potentially much broader use cases.
Wow, just, wow. Microsoft showed off an amalgam of technologies including gesture and natural language speech recognition, that translates sign language to text — in two languages.
Indisys is best known for its vaguely creepy virtual assistant technology, components of which will no doubt complement Intel’s recent push in gesture-recognition technology.
Using an iPhone or iPad’s camera, PointGrab is opening up its new SDK at MWC this week that will let developers bring motion-control to their iOS apps.
Microsoft’s Kinect is clearly a top seller for games, but early hacks show it to be a device capable of far more beyond interactive gaming. Microsoft agrees, today releasing an official software development kit that could be used to further bridge the physical and computing worlds.
When it comes to mobile devices and their displays, hardware makers tend to pay a lot of attention to the interface found on the front, but very little to what’s on the back. Some notable new research milestones could change that, however.