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Google acquires webcam gesture startup Flutter for estimated $40M

10/03, 7:14am

Flutter tracks hands, uses gestures to control music, video

Google has acquired hand tracking and gesture recognition startup Flutter. Using a webcam, the app for Mac and Windows can be used to navigate music and media players such as Spotify, iTunes, YouTube, and Netflix, with open-palm and thumb-based commands allowing to play and pause, fast forward, and rewind content.

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