Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Total Immersion to bring gesture recognition to Intel chips

updated 05:10 pm EST, Thu December 1, 2011

Total Immersion teams with Intel on AR in chips

Total Immersion, which specializes in augmented reality, has teamed up with Intel to bring AR features like gesture recognition to the chipmaker's future products. Total Immersion marketing chief Antoine Brachet revealed to Reuters and others on Wednesday that products could reach consumers in as soon as three years, depending on consumer response. This would allow digital information such as text, graphics and games to be overlaid atop screens and allow users to interact with them.

Intel's chips are used in 80 percent of PCs around the world, so this undertaking would bring augmented reality to the masses. Applying the features into hardware will make it faster for consumer adoption, as it won't require additional downloads.

Thus far, the best example in the consumer world of augmented reality is Nintendo's 3DS system, which ships with augmented reality cards that display a 3D image on the portable game console's screen when users look at the card through the device's camera.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

GX Gaming DeathTaker mouse

Gaming is a serious endeavor for many people, driving them to look for the best performance in their system and interface devices. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News