Gesture control system enables hands-free smartwatch interaction

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Owners of a smartwatch benefit from the convenience of having their communication device easily accessible: all they need to do is reach over with their other hand and touch the screen. But there are times when the wearer's other hand is occupied — holding onto the subway pole for instance — so Deux-Ex Aria is a gesture control system that lets users control their Pebble or other smartwatches with simple finger gestures. Aria is available in two forms — the smartstrap for Pebble Time or a clip add-on for Android Wear. Users begin by attaching the system to their device,…

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