November 25, 2012

Microchip Technology brings out new gesture interface for devices - Phoenix Business Journal

Microchip Technology Inc. is making a move into mobile devices in a bigger way with a new technology designed to allow for gestures to be interpreted.

The GestIC technology is aimed at a whole class of mobile devices that use touch screens enabling users to manipulate images on the screen. But instead of touching the device, Chandler-based Microchip’s technology allows people to just wave their hand above the device.

“The basic concept is you essentially have a low-cost, low-power way to implement an electronic field, three-dimensional sensor system,” said Fanie Duvenhage, director of the human interface division at Microchip.


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