The makers of the Myo armband at Thalmic Labs are using wearables to simple gesture interfaces. Unlike other software that requires light for infrared sensors, the armband attaches to the user’s skin and can detect electrical impulses to power electronics and computers. According to the founders, a small movement of a finger is as easy to detect as a wave of the hand.┬áThe best part about the interface is walking around and opening window blinds and controlling UAVs like Darth Vader.
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