Control

08.21.12
Google grabs glove-based input patent, could spell out gesture control
08.21.12

Google grabs glove-based input patent, could spell out gesture control

Google might have already patented some nifty eye-tracking controls, but that doesn't mean it isn'...

By J. Trew,   08.21.12
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08.15.12
PS Vita firmware update adds button controls, iTunes playlists and more
08.15.12

PS Vita firmware update adds button controls, iTunes playlists and more

If you're a Vita owner, then this week must feel like running through rain of joy, as new features...

By J. Trew,   08.15.12
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08.14.12
Double Robotics gives your iPad wheels, brings telepresence to the masses (video)
08.14.12

Double Robotics gives your iPad wheels, brings telepresence to the masses (video)

Walking iPads aside, usable telepresence remains one of geekdom's purest goals. Being able to atte...

By J. Trew,   08.14.12
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06.28.12
Control4 delivers home automation Starter Kit for under $1,000 including installation, we go hands-on
06.28.12

Control4 delivers home automation Starter Kit for under $1,000 including installation, we go hands-on

Replacing a house full of switches and dials with a single remote seems a desirable proposition, b...

By Z. Honig,   06.28.12
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06.04.12
Ben Heck makes Super Glove mod for Kinect, takes strain out of gestures (video)
06.04.12

Ben Heck makes Super Glove mod for Kinect, takes strain out of gestures (video)

Sick of trying to control your 360 using Kinect, semaphore and advanced flailing? Modgod Ben Heck,...

By J. Rigg,   06.04.12
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05.22.12
Garmin multi-sensor controller concept replaces touchscreen interface with in-console dial rig
05.22.12

Garmin multi-sensor controller concept replaces touchscreen interface with in-console dial rig

Garmin may be in the early stages of navigating its way from the narrow roads of portable GPS to t...

By Z. Honig,   05.22.12
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05.21.12
Ion iCade Mobile and iCade Core review
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05.21.12

Ion iCade Mobile and iCade Core review

The iCade Arcade Cabinet famously began life as an April Fool's joke, pulling the video game equiv...

By B. Heater,   05.21.12
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05.03.12
The E382 Aerial Mapping Airplane touts unmanned cartography, ready-to-fly drone kit starting at $600
05.03.12

The E382 Aerial Mapping Airplane touts unmanned cartography, ready-to-fly drone kit starting at $600

Find yourself needing custom aerial maps on the regular? Is Google just not doing the trick when i...

By B. Steele,   05.03.12
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04.24.12
Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)
04.24.12

Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)

Light-based communication seems to wind throughout the MIT Media Lab -- it is a universal language...

By Z. Honig,   04.24.12
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