Hyderabad- and US-located Wearable and IoT (Internet of Things) platform company, Hug Innovations has been awarded a patent on Safety Monitoring of Individual using gestures on a wearable device.
According to the company’s press statement, the patent secured provides Hug Innovations exclusive rights to build its ability to develop wearable devices which can raise safety alarm using gesture control technology.
Hug Innovations has expressed that its wearable technology plays a critical role in one’s personal safety. The patented technology involves a new innovative protection method to raise safety alarm using Gesture Control.
Similar technology has been witnessed by consumers in X-Box or PlayStation where a camera recognizes interprets human body motion. Hug Innovations says that its disruptive gesture technology can achieve the same without any camera or line of sight.
This technology is built with an ability to track hand movements based on relative motion combined with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Contextual Intelligence.
Expressing his views about securing the patent, Raj Neravati, Founder and CEO, Hug Innovations, said, that wearables is a crowded space and Innovation is the only way to survive and grow. In addition to safety alarms, Neravati believes that this innovative gesture control technology can control any IoT based devices (Smart Appliances, Drones, Computer, etc). “We are the only company in the world who can perform touchless interactions in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality based applications. This technology can be used in controlling drones without losing line of sight,” claimed Neravati.
He further added, “Hug Innovations has built 16 unique gestures and can control 20+ applications. Hug is building healthcare and military defense applications using this technology. In future, Hug would like to create a developer platform and create a community of developers to extend the applications and features of this technology.”