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

By Shawn Knight
Jul 16, 2013
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  1. 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...

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  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    Wow impressive touch screen tech with ease!
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    Yeah. It looks a little stupid waving your hands at the computer.
  4. SaharL

    SaharL TS Rookie

    Well Yeah... because waving your hands at the Kinect is totally okay...
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    I prefer touching an object (like a touchscreen) and yeah, it does look dumb.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    It's fine if you're a child or entertaining a child. Adults doing it by themselves looks completely ridiculous.
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    Yep. Give me a touchscreen anytime.
  8. lipe123

    lipe123 TS Evangelist Posts: 581   +138

    How is this different from leap motion thats already working and already installed in some laptops?

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