Leaked Pixel 4 images suggest it’ll look just like the Pixel 4 XL (but smaller)

Google’s Pixel smartphones have always come in two sizes: regular and XL. But while the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL looked virtually identical, Google changed things up for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series phones, with the larger models featuring slimmer bezels and/or camera notch designs. This year it looks like Google could go […]

Google’s Project Soli radar tech for hands-free controls gains FCC appproval

Google’s Project Soli technology could make it possible to control phones, tablets, watches, and other electronic devices without touching them or talking to them. Instead you can just make small, precise movements with your fingertips. First demonstrated in 2015, Soli still isn’t ready for prime time yet — you can’t buy any products that use […]

Google unveils a gesture-controlled smartwatch using Project Soli radar

Google’s Project Soli is an effort to build a tiny radar system that allows you to interact with gadgets using gestures. For example, you can move your hand toward a device or away from it to flip through menus or scroll through content. Or you can use a virtual dialing gesture. The company introduced Project […]

Typing on air with Google’s Project Soli mini-radar

Google’s Project Soli is an effort to design a touch-free user interface for interacting with electronic devices using tiny radars. The company unveiled Project Soli at Google I/O in May, 2015, and now it looks like Google has begun sending development kits to testers. Engineer Alex Bravo has posted a short video showing a system […]

Google to launch Project Soli alpha program (gesture-sensing mini-radars)

One of the most exciting new projects coming from Google’s ATAP team is Project Soli, which uses radar technology to allow a person to use minute gestures in mid air to virtually control such things as volume knobs on a watch face. Android Police reports that Google has begun notifying interested groups of an upcoming “Soli […]

Moky IR sensing touchpad keyboard lets you scroll and zoom on top of the keys (crowdfunding)

Touchless computer controllers may be the next big thing in technology. Google’s Project Soli reveal last week is evidence of the possibilities that lay ahead. However, Google isn’t alone in its quest for more gesture-based technology. Moky is a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard with an infrared sensor that allows the user to perform trackpad-style gestures above the keys, […]

Google Project Soli: Tiny radar brings gesture support to wearables

Smartwatches and other wearable devices promise to deliver info-at-a-glance on a tiny display. But that small screen can be hard to interact with. So Google is looking for new ways to control wearable devices and other products that don’t involve touching a screen. Project Soli is one an experimental project to use radar technology to […]