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Gesture Interface at CES Taps Ultrasound

1/3/2014 12:45 PM EST
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krisi
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Re: ultrasound
krisi   1/5/2014 4:10:34 PM
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Valid concerns @daleste...I would love to try a device like this though...no comments can replace the real experience

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daleste   1/5/2014 2:40:49 PM
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I guess I'm less worried about the cost than I am about the functionality.  I think adding this to the phone is pretty cheap since the speaker and microphone are already there.  It would be nice to not get fingerprints on the display anymore, but I could see issues with accidental gestures.  Just moving the phone to your ear could cause a recognized gesture.  I also wonder how far away this would work.  For a TV, it would have to work at 10 to 20 feet away to be useful.  This could be very difficult to use for people who talk with their hands.  But, I guess it's like all new technologies.  We have to get used to it.

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ultrasound
krisi   1/3/2014 1:30:08 PM
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Exploiting ultrasound sensing seems like a smart and affordable way of building control devices...any idea how much these devices would cost? Kris

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