ShoeSense prototype enables gesture-based control over smartphone

It’s a little bit different from the shoe phone that satirical spy Maxwell Smart used, but the team at ShoeSense has a modern take on how your footwear could be used to control

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ryerson student builds world’s first gesture-based computing database

A PhD student at Toronto's Ryerson University says he could complete the world's first extensive database of human gestures for use as a universal computing interface by the end of this summer.Adrian Bulzacki,

Published on: February 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

2011 becoming year of the multitouch screen

Touch-screen panels have been around for more than a decade, but it was the 2007 introduction of a multitouch screen in Apple's iPhone that galvanized the market. Now the business is going gangbusters

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

How to save time with hotkeys, macros and gestures

It's a shame that everyone can't bask in the joy of a function-filled keyboard or multibutton mouse. Consider the convenience of launching applications and controlling a system's volume with the press of a

Published on: February 11th, 2011 David Murphy