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MS creates Kinect-like system for Laptops using just the Speaker & Microphone

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By GaryOPA on May 8, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    SoundWave!

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    Microsoft Research, developed a Kinect-like system that uses your computer's built-in microphone and speakers to provide object detection and gesture recognition!

    Microsoft Research and the University of Washington, have created a motion control system that works like Kinect, using your computer's built-in microphone and speakers, much in the same way that a submarine uses sonar.
    This is a new "SoundWave" tech.

    Pretty interesting concept! Check out how it works by watching the video below!


    NEWS SOURCE #1: http://blogs.technet.com/b/next/arc...ing-the-blending-of-physical-and-digital.aspx
    NEWS SOURCE #2: http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/8/3006664/microsoft-research-soundwave-project-doppler-effect

    Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this news story!
     
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