Published in The Financial Post on February 25th, 2013
By Matthew Braga
Following the success of Nintendo Co. Ltd’s Wii and Microsoft Corp.’s Kinect, Waterloo-based startup Thalmic Labs Inc. is releasing a consumer-friendly device with motion and gesture controls of its own.
*great article featuring N36 Alum Morgan Moe and her new venture The Chic Geek
Two Calgarian tech entrepreneurs, Kylie Toh and Morgan Moe, have launched The Chic Geek, a community-driven grassroots organization designed to increase diversity in the high-tech and startup communities by educating, engaging and empowering women.
Y Combinator-Backed Thalmic Introduces MYO, A $149 Armband For Gesture Control
As stuff like Google Glass becomes mainstream, we’re going to see a lot more wearable computing devices around. But one thing that isn’t clear is how we’ll control them. One idea is to use gesture control, which would enable users to communicate with wearable computers without having to use a whole separate smartphone or other device to do so.