An Israeli newspaper says Apple is in talks to acquire PrimeSense, a Tel Aviv-based chipmaker best known for enabling the motion control in Microsoft’s Kinect.
An iOS 7 accessibility feature lets head movements replace tapping the screen to select, act as a substitute home button, launch Siri, control volume, open the App Switcher drawer and access Notifications.
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.
MasterCard showed off a handful of projects Thursday that highlighted how it can leverage mobile phones to encourage shopping using a variety of technologies, from QR codes and NFC to audio signals and also motion control. The technology could be out on the market in months.