Google acquires gesture tech maker Flutter

Google acquires gesture tech maker Flutter

Google acquired Flutter, startup focused on gesture recognition technology, which app uses front-facing camera to enable gesture-based commands on Windows and Mac OS computers.

The search giant haven’t revealed what it will use this technology for, but we do hope to see it in some future version of Android. Meanwhile, here’s a snippet of the announcement from Flutter’s website:

…Today, we are thrilled to announce that we will be continuing our research at Google. We share Google’s passion for 10x thinking, and we’re excited to add their rocket fuel to our journey.

We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of our users; your feedback and evangelism inspire us every day. Flutter users will be able to continue to use the app, and stay tuned for future updates.

Gesture-based technologies are getting hot these days with many new companies launching interesting products and services. Just yesterday, we’ve talked about Elliptic Labs and their ultra-sound based tech that wants to bring touchless gesturing to the Android platform…

  • PeterSteinbeck

    yeah we want gestures. 🙂

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