Qeexo FingerSense Debuts in US on Huawei Honor 8
Qeexo’s groundbreaking user interaction platform is now available to US consumers
AUGUST 16, 2016; SAN FRANCISCO–Qeexo, developer of user interaction solutions for touch-enabled devices, today announces the U.S. availability of its FingerSense product on the Huawei Honor 8 smartphone. Huawei made the announcement today during its Honor 8 U.S. launch event in San Francisco.
Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer, licenses Qeexo FingerSense technology (rebranding it “Knuckle Sense” or “Knuckle Gestures”) for many of it its flagship smartphones, including the recently released P9 and Honor 8 devices. FingerSense enables users to quickly access powerful functions simply by using a knuckle to draw or knock on the screen.
“Huawei is quickly becoming the leading Android smartphone manufacturer in the world,” said Sang Won Lee, CEO of Qeexo. “Qeexo’s technology is already deployed on tens of millions of smartphones in Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world. We are excited to finally bring our innovative technology to the U.S. market and consumers.”
FingerSense is the next generation touch platform from Qeexo and the world’s first software-only solution that can distinguish between touchscreen inputs such as fingertip, knuckle, nail, and stylus. With FingerSense, smartphone OEMs can offer a range of new capabilities to delight users and make it easier for users to perform smartphone tasks. Using simple gestures, FingerSense enables: enhanced screenshot capabilities, more robust live screen-recording tools,and quick-launch of applications via letter gestures.
“At Qeexo, we believe there is an incredible opportunity to innovate the core touch experience for mobile devices,” added Lee. “Through FingerSense, we’ve been able to introduce exciting new features loved by our users, and we will continue to develop unique ways to provide a much richer touch experience.”
In January, the company announced Series B funding led by KTB Network.
To watch a demo of Qeexo’s FingerSense technology, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCE8FYwQjz8.
By bringing machine intelligence to human input, Qeexo develops innovative solutions to advance the field of human-computer interaction. The company’s technologies elevate the user experience of touch-enabled devices, making them more intelligent, more powerful and easier to use. Qeexo works with the world’s top mobile companies and its technology is deployed on tens of millions of devices worldwide. Spun out of Carnegie Mellon University, Qeexo is venture-backed and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. To learn more, visit www.qeexo.com.