Post Profile

Smartwatch control may be all in the wrist

While smartwatches may indeed be designed for ease of use, utilizing their touchscreen controls does require the user to have the hand of their opposite arm free. What happens if that hand is otherwise occupied? Well, voice control is one option, but researchers from Dartmouth University are developing another. Their WristWhirl prototype can be controlled by making joystick motions with the hand of the arm that's wearing it.
read more


Related Posts

Tomo Watch Strap Turns Hand Movements Into Commands

Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

Controlling your smartwatch via your wrist is pretty standard. You tap the screen or press some buttons, or in some cases you can even control it via your voice. However researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Int...

Apple discovers that selling smartwatches for $15,000 doesn’t work

Technology / Gadgets : BGR (Boy Genius Report)

It feels like 1,000 years since Tim Cook stood on stage an announced that Apple was selling a gold-plated smartwatch for $15,000. At the time, it was difficult to say if this was a sensible move or just one involving "courage," beca...

You can now control Pandora’s iOS app directly from your Pebble smartwatch

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Pandora users, rejoice! At least, Pandora users that also own a Pebble smartwatch, rejoice! From today, it’s now possible to control playback of the Pandora app installed on your iOS device from your Pebble, the on-demand radio stre...

Guess Connect Smartwatch Review: Analog Meets Smarts, with Bling

Technology : Tom's Guide

The eye-catching Guess Connect smartwatch delivers notifications and voice control to your wrist, but it doesn’t do enough for the price.

This ‘hands-free’ smartwatch is powered by voice and gesture control

Technology : Venture Beat

Meet the Kreyos Meteor: A smartwatch with voice and gesture control. Meteor is a hands-free, two-way communication device that you can wear on your wrist, on your belt, on your bike, or even on a lanyard around your neck.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC