Google’s New Pixel 4 Phones Come With Radar (In Fact, Two Radars)


So much for “talk to the hand.” Now, it’s talk with the hand.

Google released its new Pixel 4 phones today, and yes: they come with upgraded cameras, new colors, new designs, and smoother-scrolling 90Hz screen refresh rates. 

But all of that is evolution, not revolution.

Talking with your hand, on the other hand (sorry!), that’s fairly new for mainstream smartphones (Samsung has released some gesture-based technology as well). Google calls it ‘Motion Sense’ and it originates in the company’s Project Soli. Motion Sense is enabled by a tiny radar chip that senses nearby movement and allows you to control your phone with gestures.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …