Rithmio Nabs the Cash Needed To Build a Gesture Recognition Platform

Sep26, 2014

Rithmio hopes to build and release the first gesture recognition platform that other companies can build into their products. Co-founded by Adam Tilton and Prashant Mehta PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, the company just announced that it secured $650k in seed funding to make it happen.

The company previously demonstrated a user navigating a map using a wrist-based device. Yet the goal isn’t to build yet another wearable. The company envisions helping brands integrate its gesture recognition product into wearables and smartphones. Imagine a wearable for weightlifters that tracks and critiques their movement…

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