It seems yet another company is bringing suit against Nintendo, this time with regards to the Wii. ThinkOptic, a firm that develops the Wavit Remote has filed a lawsuit alleging patent infringement.
If something new and innovative comes out, someone gets sued for it. Ohio based company Impulse Technology claims to have created the technology that is the core of the Xbox 360′s motion sensing peripheral.
Nintendo is being sued for alleged patent infringement for the glasses-free stereoscopic 3D technology used in the 3DS. The company bringing the lawsuit is Tomita Technologies, founded by inventor Seijiro Tomita. He worked for Sony for 30 years before founding the company.
Slashgear (via Edge) took a look at the patent for Kinect, and among the paragraphs of near indecipherable jargon it will be able to recognize American Sign Language (ASL). This is in addition to the “skeletal mapping” Kinect builds of the player’s body, which can recognize a subtle movement like raising to your tiptoes.