SoftKinetic Powers Gesture Recognition and Control at Mobile World Congress 2013

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - BARCELONA - February 25, 2013 -  Softkinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, today announced its technology will power gesture control solutions from several leading electronics providers at Mobile World Congress, February 25 - 28 in Barcelona, Spain. Across the show floor, companies including Intel, Marvell, and YOUi Labs will be demonstrating a range of gesture control interfaces and technologies powered by SoftKinetic’s solutions – from full body tracking in a living room experience to finger tracking on laptops and desktop computers.  

Attendees and members of the media will be able to interact with these SoftKinetic-powered solutions at Mobile World Congress.  At booth 7F50 (hall 7), SoftKinetic partner YOUi Labs will demonstrate a smart TV user interface powered by SoftKinetic’s DepthSense® 311 camera and iisu® middleware that can be controlled completely with gestures as well as recognize individual users via biometrics and scene analysis. Similar projects with YOUi Labs will also be on display at the Marvell booth (booth 6C44, hall 6). Finally, at booth 8.1E20 (hall 8.1) Intel will demonstrate its Perceptual Computing laptop experience, where Intel’s Creative Interactive Gesture Camera (based on SoftKinetic’s DepthSense camera technology) and iisu middleware (included in the Intel SDK) are used to track hand and finger gestures at close range.

“Gesture-based controls and recognition are quickly moving into many parts of our daily lives – from the living room to the office and beyond. As an established leader in this field we are working with a number of high profile companies to bring this technology to market,” said Michel Tombroff, chief executive officer of SoftKinetic. “We are excited to help power both close interaction and long range experiences with such an esteemed group of partner companies at this year’s Mobile World Congress.”

Representatives from SoftKinetic will also be in attendance at Mobile World Congress.  Members of the media interested in meeting to discuss the company’s technology and offerings are encouraged to contact softkinetic@triplepointpr.com


About SoftKinetic

SoftKinetic’s vision is to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions. SoftKinetic is the leading provider of gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of 3D imaging and gesture recognition solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors and cameras (DepthSense® family of products, formerly known as Optrima product family), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu® family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.

With over 8 years of R&D on both hardware and software, SoftKinetic solutions have already been successfully used in the field of interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and other professional markets (such as digital signage and medical systems). SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit www.softkinetic.com. For videos of SoftKinetic-related products visit SoftKinetic’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoftKinetic.    

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