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SoundWave in Popular Mechanics

SoundWave, a joint project of UW CSE and Microsoft Research, is featured in Popular Mechanics.  Hey, Shwetak is a licensed plumber and electrician, and worked on his own car in high school – what could be more natural?

“Though using the Doppler effect to track human gestures has been around for a decade, it had always required customized equipment.  SoundWave eliminates the need for any specialized hardware, requiring only basic technology.”

Read the article here.  Read more about the research here.

May 28, 2012