Google Acquires Flutter, a Gesture Recognition Interface Startup

Flutter, a company that focuses on gesture recognition technology, confirmed it has been acquired by Google. It’s product, an app detecting hand gestures from webcam devices and allowing the users to control the playback of music and videos, has been downloaded by more than 1 million users in 90 countries.

Gesture technology gains importance these days, with the development of new products and services relying on the direct interactivity of the user with its environment.