Close Interaction Middleware Significantly Enhanced with New Features
BRUSSELS – Nov. 5, 2012 – SoftKinetic, the leading provider of end-to-end
gesture recognition solutions, has today released the free and commercial version of iisu® 3.5.1, the latest iteration of its award-winning 3D gesture recognition middleware. In addition to state-of-the-art full-body tracking, this new version of iisu includes several new features to enhance its close interaction capabilities, including robust hand and finger tracking, hand grabbers, hand gesture recognition (e.g. swiping) and hand poses. Continue reading SoftKinetic Expands Reach of 3D Gesture Recognition Applications with Release of iisu® 3.5.1
Industry-Leading Provider of 3D Gesture Recognition Solutions Named Young Bull, One of Europe’s Leading Early Stage Technology Companies
BARCELONA & BRUSSELS – Oct. 5, 2012 –SoftKinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, has been named as the winner of a Young Bull award in the 2012 Bully Awards at the White Bull Summit in Barcelona, Spain. This prestigious award program, which honors Europe’s leading technology, media, and telecommunications companies, has selected SoftKinetic as an exemplary early stage company based on innovation and excellence in the field of 3D gesture recognition.
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Will Be Demonstrated at the Intel® Developer Forum 2012
BRUSSELS & SAN FRANCISCO – September 11, 2012 – SoftKinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, today announced that its industry-leading technology and middleware for close-range gesture tracking will be included in the Intel® Perceptual Computing Software Development Kit 2013 (SDK) Beta announced and demonstrated at the Intel® Developer Forum 2012.
The close-range finger tracking capabilities created by SoftKinetic will enable developers using the Intel® Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta to create natural and interactive applications. Continue reading SoftKinetic Technology for Intel® processor-based PCs and Ultrabook™ Devices to be Included in Intel® Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta
3D Camera Tracking on Haier TV Sets Demonstrated at IFA Berlin
BERLIN – August 30, 2012 – Haier, the leading solution provider of brown goods, and SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, have today announced a new partnership to bring 3D cameras to smart TVs for the first time. At IFA Berlin this week, Haier will demonstrate motion-controlled games on smart TVs using SoftKinetic technology.
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Gesture-Control Technology Leader Provides Solution to China’s Consumer Electronics Industry
BRUSSELS & 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.
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Six Leading Companies and Top Venture Capitalist Take Home Honors
SAN FRANCISCO – June 21, 2012 – The Gamification Summit has announced the results of the GAwards, with six cutting edge companies taking home honors for the best use of gamification in categories ranging from education to enterprise. In addition, a special achievement award was given to an individual who’s made a lasting contribution to the industry. During an awards ceremony held at GSummit last night, the following winners took to the stage to be recognized for achievement in the implementation of gamification programs and products: Continue reading Inaugural Class of GAwards Winners Honored at The Gamification Summit
Mobile Loyalty Platform Provider Now Reaches 100 Million Devices
PALO ALTO, Calif. – June 20, 2012 – Beintoo, the innovative company behind the leading loyalty rewards and monetization platform for mobile games, apps, and websites, today announced that it has secured $5 million in Series A funding led by Italian VC firm Innogest Capital. Continue reading Beintoo Secures $5 Million in Series A Funding
Funko to Produce Vinyl Figurine and Plushy Versions of Beloved Immortal Pygmies
SAN FRANCISCO – June 12, 2012 – The Pygmies of Pocket God will soon jump from the screen of your iOS device and onto store shelves. Bolt Creative, developer of the Pocket God franchise, has today announced a deal with Funko to create vinyl figurine and plushy versions of the ever-popular and never-dying Pygmies. These new lines of Pocket God merchandise is expected to hit stores this September.
Continue reading Bolt Creative and Funko Sign Deal to Bring Pocket God Pygmies to Retailers