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Intel readying computers to read our faces — and hands

Goal: Develop devices 'that are natural, intuitive, and immersive'

(Times of Israel) Intel, the hardware company whose processors and chips are almost ubiquitous, sees software in its future. It’s a future that involves users interacting directly with computers, using gestures, voice and even eye tracking.

It’s a vision that Intel Corporate Vice President Mooly Eden laid out in a presentation in Israel last month. According to Eden, Intel’s ambitious “Perceptual Computing” (Per-C) project is blazing along, and it won’t be more than a few years till we are able to communicate with computers and devices as they manage our schedule, tell us where our lost keys are, figure out what we want to watch on TV, and much more.

The goal of Per-C, Eden said, is to develop computers and devices “that are natural, intuitive, and immersive.

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