Two-year-old Zaxton was born with only a thumb and a pinky. Without his missing fingers, it can be difficult for Zaxton to handle certain objects. When Herb Wasson, a teacher at Leander High School in Texas, asked these three juniors to build a custom prosthetic hand for the two-year-old brother of a former student, they… Continue reading These High School Students Are Creating a Prosthetic Hand for a Two-Year-Old
What if you never had to use your mouse again? This dream could become a reality sooner than you think. Google just acquired Flutter, a popular motion detection app that lets you control media on your computer via hand gestures observed by your webcam. The software lets you orchestrate your favorite media players like iTunes,… Continue reading Google Acquires Flutter: Where Is the Future of Motion Detection and Gadgetless Control Going?