Items tagged with motion sense

We already know the upcoming Pixel 4 series will support motion gestures—Google confirmed the "Motion Sense" feature in a short video teaser, along with facial recognition support to unlock the handsets. Now we have a pretty good idea of what specific apps will work with Motion Sense from the get go. One of them is Spotify. Born out of Google's Project Soli, the Motion Sense feature uses radar technology to detect hand gestures. This allows users to perform tasks like skipping tracks or playing the previous one simply by waving their hand in front the phone. Motion gestures could be especially, um, handy (pardon the pun) when working on a car or eating chicken wings lathered in hot sauce,... Read more...
There are plenty of leaks related to Google's unreleased Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4 handsets, and even Google has gotten in on the action—the company teased an image of the devices and posted a short clip briefly demonstrating the face unlock feature and Motion Sense gesture controls. As it relates to the latter, there's a video (not by Google) that shows some of the settings and specific gesture controls users will have at their disposal. The gesture controls appear to be born out of Google's Project Soli platform, which it has been developing for the past few years. If so, the Pixel 4 series will have advanced object recognition capabilities. It's not clear to what extent accurate 3D imaging... Read more...