gesture-recognition technology

Google Glass, Wearable Technology, and Accessibility

March 18, 2013

Wearable technologies are an exciting trend, and hold incredible promise for accessibility. Yet they are still not universally accessible: Google Glass, for example, is not accessible for all deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

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No Joke: Hit “Send” With A Flick of Your Wrist

April 1, 2011

No joke? Today, I came across this fascinating video from Google announcing a revolutionary new feature for its Gmail application, with interesting applications for people with disabilities.

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Gesture-Recognition Technology: Not So Far Out

January 13, 2010

So far out, even my wife didn’t like the idea of this. Picture me sitting in front of the TV, flipping channels by waving my hand in the air. No remote, no controller, no anything. As strange as it sounds, this technology is actually being developed and marketed by Microsoft and Hitachi.  An article in […]

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