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Gadget-Less Tech

Gesture-controlled tech deems peripherals unnecessary

Implications - As technology advances, the desire for less bulk increases. This results in not only smaller gadgets, but the absence of gadgets altogether. Consumers relish in the opportunity to control devices through bodily gestures not just for the minimalism aspect, but the bridge it creates between human and technology.
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Computer Controlling Bracelets
Computer Controlling Bracelets
These Computer Commanding Bracelets are from Thalmic Labs
These wearable computers from Thalmic Labs allow the user to swipe and control computers with a single swipe of your arm. The ‘MYO’ bracelets, created by Thalmic Labs, can measure the... MORE
play_circle_filled Wireless Arm Band Controllers
Wireless Arm Band Controllers
Thalmic Labs' MYO Device is the Next Step in Gesture-Controlled Tech
The Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3 are systems that have made wireless handheld gameplay technology take off, but Thalmic Labs’ newly developed MYO wireless armband device is... MORE
Gesture Control Accessories
Gesture Control Accessories
The MYO Armband Uses Muscle Activity to Command Computers Wirelessly
Controlling computers and devices have never been so much fun thanks to the MYO Armband. Those who wear these hi-tech accessories will be able to channel their inner Luke Skywalker since it will... MORE
Gesture-Operated Remotes
Gesture-Operated Remotes
The BalanceLine TV Clicker Reacts to Taps, Strokes and Reorienting
For several years now, it’s seemed as though television remote controls were getting more and more complicated. Increasing numbers of buttons necessitated the color coding and the... MORE
Gesture-Controlled Speakers
Gesture-Controlled Speakers
Sugr Cube Sound System Responds to Taps, Pats and Tilts for Commands
This gesture-controlled speaker is a great example of one of the directions that technological device design is taking. On one hand, many electronics and smartphone apps are making it possible for... MORE
play_circle_filled Outside-the-Lines Styluses
Outside-the-Lines Styluses
The MagPen Concept Challenges the Boundaries of Touchscreen Pointers
A great deal of styluses are employed simply for the task of pointing and choosing different icons on one’s smartphone or tablet touchscreen. The MagPen Concept is intended for those with... MORE
Gesture Controlled Family Games
Gesture Controlled Family Games
Exvision Brings Mobile Games to the Family TV
Exvision is a project that seeks to bring gesture-focused mobile gaming to the TV in your living room for a fraction of the cost of a typical gaming console and gesture recognition apparatus. The... MORE

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