|By RealWire News Distribution||
|February 8, 2013 01:08 AM EST||
eyeSight launches world's first fingertip gesture control software
Works via a device's standard camera
Software available to manufacturers now, consumer devices likely to emerge before end of the year
Israel and The US - Israeli company eyeSight Technologies today announces the world's first commercial gesture technology to allow users to control digital devices with a fingertip, even from across a room. With eyeSight's camera-based 'fingertip tracking' users can, for the first time, move a cursor simply by pointing their finger directly at the screen, for the ultimate intuitive user experience.
The technology developed by eyeSight's team could revolutionise an almost limitless range of devices, including:
Televisions - Browse complex menus of Smart TVs with no remote to lose
Personal computers - Control films, music and even games on your computer, laptop or ultrabook from the comfort of your bed. eyeSight's technology is even compatible with Windows 8.
Window displays / Digital signs - Enjoy a whole new level of interactive advertising: Browse products and special offers from up to 5m away
The success of any gesture system will be dictated by how 'natural' it feels," commented Gideon Shmuel, CEO of eyeSight. "Just as Apple made control via touchscreens feel completely natural a few years ago, we're hoping to do the same thing with gesture: Our fingertip tracking makes gesture feel so intuitive that eventually people will use it without even thinking about it. Now we're hoping to make this capability available in consumer devices produced by our customers."
eyeSight is the first company to realise the impressive technical feat of fingertip tracking at a range of 70cm-5 meters (2ft-16ft) . The system is designed to be easy to integrate into almost any digital device with a camera, (such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops, televisions, digital signs, etc.). It works with standard cameras, and can recognize which individuals in a crowded room to 'track'.
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About eyeSight Technology
eyeSight was established with the vision of revolutionising the way people interact with digital devices, to create an interaction that is both simple and intuitive.
eyeSight is a leader in touch-free Interfaces for digital devices. The company is led by a highly experienced team of Image Processing professionals with extensive experience in research, implementation, and optimisation of real time algorithms for embedded platforms. eyeSight's technology is used by Lenovo, Hisense, Pantech, AMD and more.
eyeSight is a privately held company headquartered in Israel.
eyeSight has photos of its fingertip tracking technology, as well as videos and other media available on an exclusive basis, and is happy to discuss its technology, potential applications, and where gesture might be going in the near future. For a chance to speak to eyeSight contact [email protected]
eyeSight has a number of original use case videos, which demonstrate the broad capabilities of its technologies. Individuals are welcome to embed these videos on their websites, or contact eyesight for the original files.
Further details on the company can be viewed at http://www.eyesight-tech.com/
You can also follow eyesight Mobile Technologies on Twitter on @eyesightmobile
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