|[February 24, 2014]
CamMe, the Best App for Selfies, is Updated with New Gesture Features
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
Ltd., the leader in advanced hand gesture recognition software
solutions, has released exciting new updates to CamMe,
the company's popular mobile app which lets anyone easily take group
shots or the ultimate "selfie" from a distance without even touching
their iPhone (News - Alert) or iPad. Already downloaded and enjoyed by more than one
million people, the new features are available now as an update. New
users can get the app for free on iTunes by visiting http://bit.ly/1eJ3jS7.
Additionally, the GSMA
has nominated CamMe for "Most Innovative Mobile App" in the 2014
Global Mobile Awards. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Global
Mobile Awards ceremony, which will be held at Mobile World Conference
(MWC) in Barcelona.
CamMe's hand gesture capabilities allow users to capture every exciting
moment whether they have their phone in hand or not. The application
works from up to 16 feet away and requires the user to simply raise a
hand and make a fist to begin the three-second countdown before the
picture is taken. To view CamMe in action, check out the video detailing
all of the exciting features and possibilities: http://youtu.be/vVyOrmQz69Q.
"Selfie was coined 2013's Oxford word of the year and continues to be a
global obsession. From President Obama to Instagram fans everywhere,
selfies are all the rage," said Assaf Gad, CMO at PointGrab. "It's our
goal to make gesture control available across all platforms, Laptops,
TVs and mobile. CamMe is just an example of the easy and practical way
gesture technology is becoming a part of every consumer electronics
CamMe new features include:
PhotoBooth - a function that will allow users to take several photos
sequentially, similar to classic photo booth machines.
FunShot - a new feature allowing users to enhance their pictures with
a library of fun scenes cutouts and locations.
Social sharing - extended sharing options in social networks such as
Twitter and Facebook (News - Alert).
A new user interface - updated with a new look and feel to align with
Enhanced gallery with new photo editing functionalities.
"CamMe's more than one million downloads have proven that people are
readily adopting gesture as a natural way to interact with their mobile
devices," said Haim Perski, PointGrab's CEO. "PointGrab is excited to
continue working with developers to see gesture be featured in various
types of mobile apps via our enhanced mobile Software Development Kit."
PointGrab's mobile SDK supporting iOS 7 and Android (News - Alert) expands the previous
advancements in gesture technology by providing a more accurate, organic
feel to gesture recognition for mobile. The new SDK provides developers
with an easy way to incorporate the successful hand gesture algorithm,
including UI and control capabilities, into any new or existing mobile
and gaming applications. Mobile developers interested can apply to join
the developers program to receive the enhanced gesture SDK by visiting http://pointgrab.com/developer/.
In addition to mobile apps, PointGrab's existing market-leading gesture
solutions, commercially available since 2010, are currently integrated
into millions of consumer devices through many of the world's top OEMs
and brands such as Samsung, Lenovo, Acer (News - Alert), TCL, Skyworth and Fujitsu.
PointGrab is a leader in advanced hand gesture recognition solutions
offering a natural and intuitive way of interacting with consumer
devices. PointGrab's software solution enables TVs, PCs, tablets,
smartphones and home appliances to be operated by a natural user
interface using hand shapes and movements. Frost & Sullivan recognized
PointGrab's innovative technology with the 2013 European Technology
Innovation Award for its achievements in gesture recognition for
PointGrab's sophisticated machine-learning algorithm for hand
recognition, tracking and motion is superior in its accuracy,
reliability, range, lighting and background conditions. PointGrab's
proprietary Hybrid Action Recognition technology enables a device to
better anticipate, understand and analyze a user's body language. The
system can detect and analyze complex situations of shapes and motion as
well as differentiate gestures from 'look-alike' gestures to make the
whole experience more reliable, accurate and effective. PointGrab's
advanced software can be integrated as an end-to-end solution or as SDK,
and is available on Linux, Android, Windows, iOS, and OS X platforms.
PointGrab's market-leading solutions have been commercially available
since 2010 and are currently integrated into millions of consumer
devices through many of the world's top OEMs, brands such as Samsung (News - Alert),
TCL, Lenovo, Acer, Skyworth, Fujitsu, Intel and others.
Founded in 2008, PointGrab is headquartered in Tel Aviv, with
representatives across the globe. For more information:�www.pointgrab.com.
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