Lateral Flux Inc. announces the acquisition of it’s KinEmote Palm Click & Drag (PCD) motion recognition engine to provide gesture support for the newly announced Google Gmail Motion platform.
The KinEmote Palm Click & Drag (PCD) Engine has been seen in testing on a variety of YouTube videos showing a user easily browsing through web pages, Windows folders and even playing Rovio Software’s smash hit ‘Angry Birds’ using nothing more than a single hand tracked by a Microsoft Kinect camera. Avid users of the KinEmote software have been eagerly awaiting the release of the coveted new PCD engine which has been in development for the last few months.
Today’s surprise announcement of Gmail Motion from Google Inc. reveals the true power of the PCD system combined with body gestures and arm movements.
“We are so happy to be part of the motion control revolution” says Joel Griffin Dodd, CEO of Lateral Flux, Inc. and Co-creator of KinEmote. “Now thanks to the advances made by the Gmail team and the integration of the KinEmote PCD Engine, users can finally push, pull, grab, swipe and drag their way through their email with the grace of a swan.”
KinEmote is a free software package that allows Windows users to control thousands of applications such as Gmail Motion http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html through gestures using a Microsoft Kinect Camera. KinEmote can be downloaded for free at http://www.kinemote.net
The KinEmote PCD Engine is due to be released in the next version of KinEmote and will be available from the KinEmote web site upon release.
Lateral Flux, Inc. is technology development company based in San Diego CA. Lateral Flux specializes in creative think tank development, strategic marketing, software development and invention. http://www.lateralflux.com