Award-Winning iisu™ 3D Gesture Control Solution Now Available in Beta for ARM-Based Hardware
BRUSSELS & LAS VEGAS – January 11, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that it has adapted its iisu™ (“the Interface IS U”) gesture recognition platform to the OMAP™ 4 smart multicore platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). The solution, now entering beta, will allow application and content developers to build a new generation of consumer electronic and equipment applications that range from set-top boxes and smart televisions to personal computers and more. Continue reading SoftKinetic Adds New Support for Texas Instruments’ OMAP™ 4 Platform
DepthSense™ 311 Professional Kit Able to Track from Less Than Six Inches, Enabling Laptop Capability
BRUSSELS & LAS VEGAS – January 9, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that its popular DepthSense™ 311 (DS311) gesture recognition camera solution now includes the ability to track gesture commands from less than one foot away.
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Compact DepthSense™ 320 Camera Prototype Provides HD RGB, Quadruple Resolution of Current Popular Systems
BRUSSELS – January 5, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate the newest prototype of its popular DepthSense™ line of time-of-flight cameras at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The DepthSense 320 (DS320) includes a high-resolution QVGA depth sensor and a wider field of view, combined with HD video and microphones. This system will provide high-quality depth tracking for video games, video conferencing and other interactive applications.
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Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 for $79 at Best Buy Stores, Additional Styles Discounted
SAN DIEGO – November 23, 2011 – GUNNAR Optiks® today revealed a lineup of discounted computer and gaming eyewear for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. A full listing of the deals may be viewed at www.gunnars.com/cyberweek.
Black Friday Weekend Deal
Limited edition Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 gaming eyewear, available at Best Buy stores and in GUNNAR’s online store, discounted from $99 to $79.
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Show Your Devotion to the Most Anticipated Game of the Year with the Performance, Protection and Style of GUNNAR Optiks’ Gaming Eyewear
SAN DIEGO – October 27, 2011 – GUNNAR Optiks®, the world’s leading manufacturer of computer and gaming eyewear, today announced that its limited edition Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 gaming eyewear is now available in Best Buy stores and in GUNNAR’s online store. The exclusive new design for the hottest game of the year brings form, function and style to competitive gaming, and may be purchased at an MSRP of $99.
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Former Director of International Sales for Oakley Adds Over 16 Years of Sales and Marketing Experience to GUNNAR’s Executive Lineup
SAN DIEGO – October 7, 2011 – GUNNAR Optiks® today announced the hiring of Bjorn Jonsson as Vice President of International Sales. With an extensive background in performance optics, apparel, and consumer electronics, Jonsson brings a history of business growth and leadership to compliment GUNNAR’s seasoned executive team. Jonsson was aggressively recruited to spearhead the rapid expansion of GUNNAR’s international sales platform. Already available in 17 countries, GUNNAR expects to add another 15 in 2012. Jonsson’s prior experience includes senior executive roles with notable brands including Oakley and Boost Mobile where he led all international sales and marketing efforts. Jonsson now also serves as a Professor of Marketing at Vanguard University and as a Board Member for Dynamic Air Engineering.
“GUNNAR Optiks’ international presence continues to grow and we are pleased to have Bjorn Jonsson on board to cultivate our expansion abroad,” said Rob Aarnes, president of GUNNAR. “Bjorn’s knowledge and experience will expedite GUNNAR’s success overseas as we move into new markets, reinforce our leadership position in existing territories, and galvanize GUNNAR a global brand in the years to come.”
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New Product Category Features Computer and Gaming Eyewear to Enhance Consumers’ Digital Experience
SAN DIEGO – April 4, 2011 – GUNNAR Optiks®today officially announced a new product category in the Consumer Electronics industry – Digital Performance Eyewear. Available today in select Best Buy locations across North America, the Digital Performance Eyewear category features GUNNAR’s Advanced Computer Eyewear and Advanced Gaming Eyewear.
Traditionally found only in the optical industry, this launch marks the first time Digital Performance Eyewear will be available in a national consumer electronics retailer. “Today’s consumer is tech savvy,” said Rob Aarnes, President of GUNNAR. “As digital devices continue to put more and more strain on our vision, it’s only natural that our specialized eyewear is made available wherever those devices are sold. It will undoubtedly be an explosive growth segment for consumer electronics retail.” Continue reading GUNNAR Optiks Launches Digital Performance Eyewear In Select Best Buy Stores Nationwide
GUNNAR and RealD to Provide Professional Grade 3D Eyewear to Consumers
SAN DIEGO – December 9, 2010 – GUNNAR Optiks®, the leading manufacturer of digital performance eyewear, today announced that it has received RealD certification for its line of optical-quality 3D lens and eyewear. By fine-tuning the company’s patented i-AMP3D lens technology to meet RealD’s specification, GUNNAR ensures that movie aficionados can now experience what 3D professionals and 3D content creators have had access to since the beginning of the year – the highest quality 3D optics available in today’s marketplace. Residents of NYC may personally view them on display at the WIRED Store this holiday season.
“At GUNNAR, we concentrate on being first-to-market,” said Joe Croft, GUNNAR’s co-founder. “We were the first to offer an optically correct 3D lens, the first to introduce 3D premium eyewear in consumer electronics retail locations, and now we’re the first to offer professional grade 3D eyewear to consumers. It’s exciting to see the tools used by professionals who work with 3D content on a daily basis finally making it to the marketplace and put in the hands of visually discerning consumers as well.”
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