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Microsoft surprises with a keyboard capable of recognizing gestures in the air



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Microsoft surprises with a keyboard capable of recognizing gestures in the air


The touch is fashionable, there is no doubt that the popularization of smartphones and tablets has made the PC world adapt this system to interact with the user. We have touch screens on laptops, all-in-ones, and even for desktops. However, performing touch gestures on this type of PC requires lifting your hands from the keyboard and touching the screen vertically.

What’s new from the boys Microsoft Research It comes in the form of a keyboard to which several sensors with infrared technology have been placed, capable of detect the position of our hands, without them having to touch the keys at all. In this way, we can perform touch gestures but without having to touch anythingsimply by performing the zoom gesture or screen swipe, on top of the keyboard.

These things always look better in a demo video, so we’ll leave it to you below.