Softkinetic-Powered iMove™ Demonstrated by Shanghai Motion Technology at ChinaJoy

Gesture-Control Technology Leader Provides Solution to China’s Consumer Electronics Industry

SoftKinetic logoBRUSSELS & SHANGHAI – July 26, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, and Shanghai Motion Technology, a leading provider of gesture applications to the consumer electronics industry, have today demonstrated the iMove™ platform to the Chinese consumer electronics industry for the first time.

During the ChinaJoy exhibition at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai Motion Technology is presenting live demonstrations of gesture applications on the iMove using Softkinetic technology. Those interested in seeing the iMove in action can do so at ChinaJoy this week in Hall N5-10.

“The iMove platform is powered by Softkinetic technology, including Softkinetic’s iisu™ middleware and DepthSense™ camera. These solutions provide ultra-low latency and very high robustness, which enable high creativity and productivity for innovative applications,”  said Steven Xing, chief executive officer of Shanghai Motion Technology. “We will be creating more applications using iisu and integrating them into a complete solution for the China consumer electronics industry.”

“Within a very short period of time, Shanghai Motion Technology has created many exciting applications with iisu and the DepthSense camera,” said Michel Tombroff, chief executive officer of Softkinetic. “We are looking forward to seeing a plethora of new and creative gesture-based experiences.”

SoftKinetic offers hardware, middleware, and applications that can be built once and deployed on multiple device. With a highly optimized CPU footprint, SoftKinetic’s solutions are perfect for embedded platforms, as well as personal computers, consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs. Combined with world-class support, SoftKinetic is the leader in gesture recognition offerings.

For more information and to download iisu, please visit A series of videos illustrating some of the uses of iisu can also be found here.

About SoftKinetic S.A.
SoftKinetic’s vision is to transform the way people interact with the digital world. SoftKinetic is the leading provider of gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of 3D imaging and gesture recognition solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors and cameras (DepthSense™ family of products, formerly known as Optrima product family), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu™ family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.

With over 8 years of R&D on both hardware and software, SoftKinetic solutions have already been successfully used in the field of interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and other professional markets (such as digital signage and medical systems). SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit For videos of SoftKinetic-related products visit SoftKinetic’s YouTube channel:

About Shanghai Motion Technology Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Motion Technology is a leader of gesture applications in the experience industry. It operates an application platform in China and works with consumer electronics manufacturers and with content developers to provide users with a wide range of applications and content such as games, music, videos, books and etc. Shanghai Motion Technology has its incubation from the auspices of the Institute of Computing Technology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Its research into gesture technology led to commercializing of iMove™ platform with aspirations of leading the Chinese market. For more information on Shanghai Motion Technology, please visit

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