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Touchless Remote Controls

The eyeSight Gesture-Based System Gives Control Without Physical Contact

— February 12, 2013 — Unique
This gesture-based system could very well change the way you interact with your gadgets. This new gesture-based technology from eyeSight Technologies allows users to remotely control their gadgets such as laptops, tablets and smartphones through gestures, even across a room.

Imagine that you don’t even need to touch your device or a remote control to tell it what to do. From people who are too lazy to find the remote to change the channel, to disabled people with limited mobility, this system could very well prove a boon to the way humans interact with technology.

Similar technology does already exist with Microsoft’s Kinect sensor for the Xbox 360, but the Kinect is a full body tracker, while eyeSight’s gesture-based system can detect individual finger tips with nothing more than a 2D webcam. The only catch to the system is that it would have to have been pre-installed at the hardware level before a user could play around with it.
Trend Themes
1. Gesture-based Technology - The emergence of eyeSight's gesture-based system opens up opportunities for hands-free interaction with gadgets.
2. Touchless Control - The eyeSight technology allows users to remotely control their devices without the need for physical contact, presenting possibilities for contactless interactions in various industries.
3. Gesture Recognition - The development of eyeSight's gesture recognition technology enables precise detection of individual finger tips with a simple 2D webcam, potentially disrupting the way humans interact with technology.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The gesture-based system by eyeSight Technologies could revolutionize the way people interact with laptops, tablets, and smartphones, creating new avenues for intuitive control.
2. Healthcare - In the healthcare industry, eyeSight's touchless remote control technology could provide a valuable solution for individuals with limited mobility, enabling them to operate various medical devices without physical contact.
3. Gaming - With the advancement of touchless control technology, the gaming industry can explore new possibilities for immersive and intuitive gameplay experiences, surpassing the limitations of traditional controllers.
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