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10.09.12
Microsoft Research crafts wrist-worn device that tracks hand gestures in 3D space (video)
10.09.12

Microsoft Research crafts wrist-worn device that tracks hand gestures in 3D space (video)

A team led by researchers at Microsoft's UK-based R&D lab has crafted a system that tracks the...

By A. Santos,   10.09.12
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10.04.12
Akimbo Kinect hack offers precise control with minimal effort (video)
10.04.12

Akimbo Kinect hack offers precise control with minimal effort (video)

We've seen Microsoft's Kinect used in countless ways, but 3Gear Systems means to better these pred...

By J. Rigg,   10.04.12
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09.07.12
New beBionic hand almost doubles its grip-strength, steered by user's electrical 'skin signals'
09.07.12

New beBionic hand almost doubles its grip-strength, steered by user's electrical 'skin signals'

RSL Steeper's beBionic3 still packs the same wireless chip, customizable silicone overlays and spe...

By M. Smith,   09.07.12
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02.19.12
DARPA's 'Avatar project' aims to give soldiers surrogate robots, make James Cameron proud
02.19.12

DARPA's 'Avatar project' aims to give soldiers surrogate robots, make James Cameron proud

In a fevered mash up of blockbuster films directed by James Cameron, DARPA is looking to put soldie...

By S. Buckley,   02.19.12
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10.14.11
Maide Control iPad app lets you build and view 3D models with your bare, sweaty hands (video)
10.14.11

Maide Control iPad app lets you build and view 3D models with your bare, sweaty hands (video)

Looking for a hands-on 3D controller that won't require any five-fingered peripherals? Check ou...

By A. Toor,   10.14.11
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06.25.10
The science behind the iPhone 4's antennas
06.25.10

The science behind the iPhone 4's antennas

The iPhone 4's outer ring of antennas has been earning some grief lately as some owners have found t...

By M. Schramm,   06.25.10
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05.24.10
BeBionic officially unveils its incredible myo-electric bionic hand
05.24.10

BeBionic officially unveils its incredible myo-electric bionic hand

Back in February when we first caught wind of BeBionic's myo-electric, very realistic bionic hand...

By L. Dziuban,   05.24.10
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05.23.10
MIT researchers develop the most fabulous gesture control technique yet
05.23.10

MIT researchers develop the most fabulous gesture control technique yet

When looking for a cheap, reliable way to track gestures, Robert Wang and Jovan Popovic of MIT's Co...

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04.19.10
TUAW's Daily App: Sword and Poker
04.19.10

TUAW's Daily App: Sword and Poker

Note: We started up our new feature last week, titling it "App Of The Day" without recalling that o...

By M. Schramm,   04.19.10
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