View Full Version : Evoluce releases Kinect-based 'Win & I' gesture interface for Windows 7

April 4th, 2011, 19:38
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We've already seen Evoluce (http://www.engadget.com/tag/evoluce) toy around (http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/25/kinect-hack-lets-you-control-a-web-browser-using-only-the-force/) with using a Kinect to control Windows, but it's now taken things one step further with its new "Win & I" software, which promises to let anyone do the same with minimal effort. That comes in both a home edition that offers gesture controls for Windows 7 itself, plus Media Center and other applications (which could be particularly handy for a home theater), as well as a business edition that apparently adds some extra controls specifically tailored to Microsoft Office, and PowerPoint in particular. Head on past the break for a quick video demonstration, and hit up the link below to snag the software if you're interested -- the home edition runs 20, or just under $30 (Kinect not included, obviously).

Update: Well, it looks like Evoluce already has a bit of competition. Upstart company So Touch has now also released its Air Presenter (http://www.so-touch.com/?id=software&content=air-presenter#/software/air-presenter) software that will let you liven up your next presentation with more gesturing and hand-waving than usual.