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[ TechSpot ] Intel buys Israeli gesture recognition firm Omek Interactive for $40M

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Intel has agreed to purchase Israeli gesture recognition and tracking firm Omek Interactive for $40 million, shoring up rumors of an acquisition dating back to March. Samsung and Qualcomm were both reportedly interested as well but it was Intel that ultimately won out according to sources within both companies as reported by GeekTime.

Omek is responsible for providing gesture-based recognition for a number of products including electronics, vehicles and video games. The company has two key solutions for gesture recognition; one for short range and the other for long range.
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Dayum! 40M
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gesture recognition? Like kinect stuff?
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Interesting. Guess the future will be moving closer and closer to VR. thumb.gif
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gesture recognition? Like kinect stuff?

Kind of. Like this
http://vimeo.com/omekinteractive/graspces2013
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