Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Panasonic's CX Ultra HD Smart TVs Bring 4K Closer To Home
New LG Ray Smartphone Focuses On Photo Shooting
HP Profit Lower Than Expected
Police Arrests Fifth Suspect In TalkTalk Hack Investigation
Toshiba Develops Fast 3D Metal Printer
ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Runs Windows 10
Memory-Tech Ready To Start Mass Production Of UHD Blu-ray Disc
New Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM Phones Coming Next Month
Active Discussions
roxio issues with xp pro
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Control...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, March 07, 2011
Control Your Mobile Phone By Tapping Your Arm

NEC announced today the development of technologies that enable users to control consumer electronics with the tap of an arm.

Compact acceleration sensors are worn on each wrist and enable users' arms to function as virtual control panels. When a user taps an arm, the sensors determine which area of the arm received contact. These areas are separated into 7 sections that each correspond to a virtual input switch that can be used to operate an electronic device.

The operation of conventional information-processing equipment requires users to stop their current activity and take action on an independent switch.

These new technologies enable users to operate devices through natural motions that only require the tap of an arm. Possible applications of these technologies include music players that can be easily operated while exercising and mobile phones that may be operated remotely while stored in a bag.

The acceleration sensors on each wrist determine which area of the arm was tapped by comparing the differences in sensor signals that are received from taps on each section of the arm. These differences in each section are used in order to designate specific device oriented controls. Commands may be input from contact with 7 areas consisting of the upper, middle and lower sections of each arm as well as clapping the palms of both hands together.

Furthermore, these simple control gestures are easy to remember and are nearly free from input errors, according to NEC.

Google Removes Malicious Apps From Android Market        All News        Apple In Talks With Music Labels About Unlimited Downloads
JVC's Full HD 3D Consumer Camcorder Coming In the U.S.     Consumer Electronics News      New iPad 2 Challenges Samsung's Galaxy Tab

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Optical Drive Makers Face EU Antitrust Fines
Kinect for Windows Sales To Phase Out
NEC Develops Ultra-sensitive Terahertz Camera
NEC Technology Detects Counterfeit Products
Microsoft Releases New Kinect SDK And Adapter Kit
NEC Technology Helps Take Less Stressful Blood Pressure Measurements
Samsung, Intel, Dell, Boradcom Team Up On Standards For Internet of Things
NEC Releases Face-authentication Software For PCs
Microsoft Reveals Kinect for Windows v2
Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 Available
NEC Display Introduces 19-inch AccuSync Desktop Monitor with IPS Panel
NEC To Stop Making Smartphones

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .