Apple has patented the technology of spatial gestures to Apple TV

Jan

14

2015

The last few years the web rumors about the development of the television iTV. Obviously, such a colossal for the project, which requires enormous efforts to implement. So while the Californian giant has decided to focus on a set-top box Apple TV.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office this week granted Apple patent describing new ways of interaction with the Apple TV and other devices, including your Mac.

The document contains a description of the technology that allows to interact with the user interface intuitive way – with the help of spatial gestures. The receiving device will react to the movement of hands in the air. Virtually eliminate the need for traditional remote control.

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Need to increase and decrease the volume? It suffices to show an appropriate gesture. Change the channel? Again gesture flipping them like pages of a book. Enable or disable Apple TV? It is also very clear – enough to pull the plug. Necessary to implement the technology, Apple already has: in 2013 the company bought the company PrimeSense, is developing three-dimensional sensors.

PrimeSense technology already uses Microsoft’s Kinect controller of its game console Xbox. It provides a three-dimensional image of the digital devices. In addition, products intended for PrimeSense 3D-scanners, robotic telepresence iRobotTs Ava and visual controller Asus Xtion, similar in function c Kinect.

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The assets and PrimeSense has a very compact sensor called Capri, which, despite its size, is able to accurately detect the motion of individual fingers. Apple patented technology can be used in a number of “apple” products, including Apple TV and Mac.

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