Whether it’s an inspiration derived from Google’s inventive Glass Project or an uninterrupted rage for portable computing gadgets, Microsoft has yet again settled upon strengthening its contribution to gamers. Well, the company recently granted a new patent for its imminent EMG motion controller that could seamlessly be worn for an immersive, rich user experience.
So what will users be treated to? Interestingly, the new device will pick up your bodily movements and accordingly control a variety of other consumer electronic solutions. Known as ‘Wearable Electromyography Based Controller, the device by Microsoft basically benefit from the integrated sensors and efficiently interpret the electrical signals that are induced by a user's muscles.
The interesting functional procedure does not merely halt there - as the interpreted signals further help the motion controller to communicate with the wearer's computer using either a wired or wireless connection. Although the detailed mechanism is yet to be divulged, the patent however describes how the device takes advantage of the deeply sunk in sensors that can be placed on a human body. Not only this, the wearable device can even be worn comfortably around the head, chest, arms and legs.
So if you have a particular hardware device (a gaming console to be precise), you could rely on Microsoft's new motion controller to sense your specific motions and gestures. Subsequent to which, commanding certain functions of your gizmo via gestures and motions will simply get easier and even more effectual.
But if we look at it closely, the promising solution could even be employed for a number of medical and fitness applications. However, Microsoft has not really poured out any details on the said possibility so far.
With that very much in the picture, let's just wait for the company to reveal some official words on the latest EMG motion controller which is yet to hear its pricing and availability. After all, a breakthrough what it looks like - at least for those who are gung ho about gaming.