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Microsoft patent reveals hand gesture system for future tablets

A recent patent application from Microsoft reveals that the software giant is looking to bring real-time hand-gestures to tablets, PatentBolt reported on Monday. The patent summary doesn’t provide an extensive overview of the invention — instead, the company states “its sole purpose is to present some concepts disclosed herein in a simplified form as a prelude to the more detailed description that is presented later.
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Microsoft Awarded Patents For Multi-Screen, Multi-Touch Gestures

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Back in February of 2010, Microsoft applied for a number of patents related to touchscreen gestures on a tablet. Many of them concern a dual-screen device, conjuring images of the once highly-anticipated Courier slate. The others fo... Read Post

A New Apple Patent Hints at the Future of the iOS Remote

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (1 hour ago)

An Apple patent application published Thursday describes a next-generation iOS Remote app system capable of translating the Apple TV’s UI to smaller format iPhone and iPad screens, while streaming back external content like movie tr... Read Post

Microsoft looks to patent “gesture keyboarding” with Kinect technology

Technology : The Next Web Blog (4 years ago)

A Microsoft patent application for “gesture keyboarding” that became public today details how Microsoft could be thinking of using its Kinect device not only for the Xbox, but also possibly for a Minority Report type of computing in... Read Post

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