Battery-free technology brings gesture recognition to all devices

Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your “This American Life” podcast with a small wave of the hand.

Gesture recognition gets a thumbs up

“With the wave of a hand” may move from magicians’ banter to car salesman’s description within a few years. Many automakers and suppliers are racing to devise gesture recognition that lets drivers manage complex functions without being distracted.Hyundai previewed some of its concepts for gesture control of an ...

Qualcomm gets serious about gesture recognition

Qualcomm is bolstering its gesture recognition arsenal with the acquisition of relevant patents and other "assets" from GestureTek.