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About a year after getting our first taste of the Myo, Thalmic Labs has announced that it's reaching out to the masses by way of Amazon this quarter. As with its pre-order on the company's website, this muscle-sensing gesture control armband will be available for $199. But even before that, Thalmi...

January 19th 2015 at 7:43am 0 Comments
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The Oculus Rift headset is doing its best to draw players into the virtual realities it hosts, but traditional or motion-assisted controllers are typically used to interact with these virtual worlds. Thelmic Labs has a different vision for player interaction however - rather than tracking the pos...

March 15th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Ah, Las Vegas, the perfect location for a spontaneous wedding. Earlier today, we witnessed a quick and dirty collaboration between Parrot and Thalmic Labs at CES, where they paired an AR.Drone 2.0 with a Myo gesture-control armband. The demonstrator was able to control the drone's tilt direction b...

January 10th 2014 at 6:52pm 0 Comments
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2013 saw the rise of gesture cameras for TVs and various smart devices, but Canadian startup Thalmic Labs thinks its Myo armband is the way forward. During our meeting at CES earlier, co-founder and CEO Stephen Lake explained that his Bluetooth 4.0 device features a new type of biosensor, which ca...

January 8th 2014 at 6:31pm 0 Comments
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Another attempt at controlling your Mac and other digital devices by flailing your hands and arms around in awkward gestures is available for pre-order today. The MYO wristband (US$149) from Thalmic Labs won't be shipping until late 2013, and the company's marketing strategy appears to be relyi...

February 25th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments