motion tracking

Leap Motion Launches VR Headset Mount For Its Hand-Tracking Controller

Today Leap Motion is launching a mount for its PC peripheral that lets you track your hands in virtual reality applications by attaching it to the front of the Oculus Rift or other headsets. This moun

NWU Develops More Accurate Activity Tracking So Nike’s Next Motion App Will Be Smarter Still

Apps and devices that track motion are of questionable use value - it's true that they provide a general idea of a user's activity level, but that can very wildly from reality, since there's often ver

With 2.5M Downloads, Activity Tracking App Moves Launches Its Software Alternative To Fitness Wearables On Android

Activity trackers are all over the place, except maybe on the wrist of the vast majority of the public. Moves is an app that launched with the goal of putting that power on devices people already carr

Apple’s M7 Motion Sensing Coprocessor Is The Wizard Behind The Curtain For The iPhone 5s

Apple has a new trick up its sleeve with the iPhone 5s that was talked about on stage during its recent reveal event, but the impact of which won't be felt until much later when it gets fully taken ad

Kiwi Wearables Shows Off A Way To Use Its Personal Tracker Device To Make Music

Single-function wearable devices are old-school and a massive waste of potential, according to a new Toronto-based startup called Kiwi Wearable Tech that's building a hardware device as well as a clou

IFA 2008: Moving Beyond The Mouse

http://www.viddler.com/player/d3527997/ Several companies — large and small — were demonstrating alternative input technologies at IFA today. Most, like the Pong video above, were explorin

A holodeck it's not – but this cheap, depth-sensing camera has potential

Although this video mainly convinces me never, ever to try getting into Second Life again, the glimpses you get of the actual technology behind this depth-aware webcam are pretty compelling. I think t