A Californian-based company called InvenSense will be demonstrating its AirSign, MotionCommand, and TouchAnywhere mobile technologies at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas from March 23 to 25.
InvenSense, Inc.'s motion processing enables mobile users to control their devices with one-handed motion gestures, as opposed to finger-based touchscreen commands or button touches that often require two hands.
"Until now, smartphones were limited to physical keys or virtual buttons on a touch screen for user interface control that typically requires two-handed operation. However, through these breakthrough technologies, smartphone users can now leverage simple motion gestures to control their phones with natural single-handed operation and without looking at the phone," explained InvenSense in a March 18 press release.
Consumers can use motion gestures to control the device in unique new ways: "by drawing a letter "P" in the air, the photo library becomes active (MotionCommand TM). Touch the back of the phone and it is now possible to scroll through photos by simply tilting the phone to the left or right. When the phone rings inside a pocket, a few taps will mute the ring (TouchAnywhere TM). And instead of typing in a pass code to unlock a phone, a unique air signature can be used for secure authentication (AirSign TM).
InvenSense's motion processing technology is said to be much more sensitive to movement than the accelerometers used in current mobile phones (such as Apple's iPhone).
InvenSense's motion processing uses a 3-axis gyroscope in addition to an accelerometer to provide rotational information to the handset. This enables the device to receive feedback about rotation in relation to gravity and allows for much more interactive gesture controls, advanced gaming, image stabilization, location based services and augmented reality.
InvenSense will be one of more than 1,000 companies demoing the latest in enterprise solutions, energy-saving products, and emerging mobile entertainment technology at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas from March 23 to 25.
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