Tag Archives: VR/AR

Is Chirp Microsystems Usurping UI?

User Interface (UI) is on the verge of a major shakeup as it was evident at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year. Leaving behind other UI interfaces such as motion, touch, and voice, touch-less is now looming large and lucrative as the new UI of choice for consumer devices. Touch-less means you can operate your device simply by waving your hands near it, without actually touching it. The CEO of Chirp Microsystems, Michelle Kiang is of the opinion that the UI revolution has been bringing on Read more [...]

Moving 3-D Sensing Into Smartphones and Vehicles

Chirp Microsystems, a new startup from Berkeley, California, has developed a new Time of Flight (ToF) ultrasonic sensing platform for use in wearables and Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) systems. They have selected some big customers to whom they have made available their development platform. At present, the high-end VR/AR systems are typically confined to a prescribed space, or tethered to a base station. The limit comes from the requirements of additional equipment in the space for creating Read more [...]