FlutterFlutter, the company focused on developing a hand gesture interface, says that it has been acquired by Google. Company CEO Naveet Dalal says that the team will be continuing its research at the search engine company. A Google spokesperson has confirmed the news saying: “We’re really impressed by the Flutter team’s ability to design new technology based on cutting-edge research. We look forward to supporting and collaborating on their research efforts at Google.” No details on the price or the terms of the deal were released. If you’re not familiar with the Flutter brand, you’re probably aware of its service — it has a popular Mac application and describes itself as “Kinect for OS X” whereby it uses hand gestures to detect movement using the built-in webcam in devices to help control music and movies. It can control navigation for iTunes, Spotify, Windows Media Player, and Winamp.

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