Hardware/software collaboration aims to accelerate adoption of gesture control in TVs and PCs
DALLAS – Dec. 27, 2012 – Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it is collaborating with SoftKinetic®, a leading provider of end-to-end 3D sensor and gesture recognition middleware solutions, to grow adoption of gesture control in televisions (TVs), personal computers (PCs), and a wide variety of other consumer and industrial devices. At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), TI will demonstrate its new 3D time-of-flight (ToF) image sensor chipset, which integrates SoftKinetic’s DepthSense® pixel technology and runs SoftKinetic’s iisu® middleware for finger, hand and full-body tracking. The TI chipset is inside 3D cameras that control a laptop and a smart TV to access and navigate movies, games and other content with the wave of a hand. The TV demonstration also features TI’s OMAP™ 5 processor, which powers an impressive natural user interface with robust gesture recognition and full-HD graphics. Continue reading TI to demonstrate its innovative 3D time-of-flight image sensor chipset with SoftKinetic at CES 2013
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.
Continue reading Softkinetic-Powered iMove™ Demonstrated by Shanghai Motion Technology at ChinaJoy
Professional Kit Available For Developers To Start Building a New Generation of Gesture-Based Experiences
TAIPEI & BRUSSELS – June 5, 2012 – SoftKinetic, the pioneering provider of 3D vision and gesture recognition technology, today announced a device that will revolutionize the way people interact with their PCs. The DepthSense 325 (DS325), a pocket-sized camera that sees both in 3D (depth) and high-definition 2D (color), delivered as a professional kit, will enable developers to incorporate high-quality finger and hand tracking for PC video games, introduce new video conferencing experiences and many other immersive PC applications. The DS325 can operate from as close as 10cm and includes a high-resolution depth sensor with a wide field of view, combined with HD video and dual microphones.
Continue reading SoftKinetic Announces World’s Smallest HD Gesture Recognition Camera and Releases Far and Close Interaction Middleware
New Xtion Media Center to Include SoftKinetic Studios-Created Game Dancewall
TAIPEI & BRUSSELS – June 2, 2012 – ASUS, a leading enterprise in the new digital era, today announced it has entered a partnership with SoftKinetic, the pioneering provider of 3D imaging and gesture recognition technology, to provide high quality content for Xtion, the world’s first PC motion-sensing consumer product, providing gesture-based control of PC entertainment in the living room.
Continue reading ASUS and SoftKinetic Announce Partnership for Gesture Recognition Game Content