Norwegian company Elliptic Labs first publicly demonstrated an innovative gesture control technology that does not require direct contact with the controlled device.
In the Elliptic Labs is the principle of echolocation. Gadget — computer, tablet or phone — will generate ultrasonic waves that are reflected from the user's hand, picks up an array of highly sensitive microphones. Time delay signal to each of the microphones determine the location of the brush in space. Based on this information formed the management team.
Compared with other similar systems, which rely on cameras, the new product will provide a wider field of view and much less power consumption. Moreover, the increased responsiveness to user actions. Approved that the response time is more than the touch screens, and the accuracy of determining the location of reaches 1 mm.