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Electronic Wristbands Translate Sign Language Into Smartphone Speech

A student team working with Google has come up with an ingenious way to translate signing into spoken word: electronic wristbands that measure the wearer's muscle activity, recognising sign language symbols and speaking them through an Android device. It could quite literally give signers a voice. Read More >>

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New Gesture-Recognition Tech Lets You Control Your Phone in Your Pocket

Wouldn't it be cool if you could skip to the next track without taking your phone out of your pocket—or without touching anything at all? Or if you could adjust the thermostat with the flick of a wrist? You may soon be able to thanks to new gesture-recognition technology. It doesn't even require batteries! Read More >>

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How Gesture Control Actually Works

Gesture control sure is cool, even if it's still a little bit of a gimmick. But how the hell does it actually work? Read More >>