Replacing the TV Remote


PrimeSense the company providing the technology behind Microsofts Kinect is working with Asus on the long awaited 🙂  replacement for the TV Remote. One result of this cooperation is a new product by Asus the “WAVI Xtion”. The technology behind it is the same as the Kinects. Other than Microsoft Asus is not aiming for the gaming market but the living room in general. Seeing it as the dooropener for bringing the  PC into the living room.

Amongst other things one important part of this development is to increase the resolution of the sensor to allow tracking of smaller structures like fingers.

[via Technology Review].

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