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In-air mouse lets you leave the desk behind


June 4, 2004

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The Ultra GT Cordless Optical Mouse features a its unique "in-air" motion-sensing capability that allows the user to accurately control the cursor with movements more akin to waving a wand than using a mouse. The Ultra GT can be used on the desk or at a distance of up to 10 metres and includes software that allows consumers to assign commonly used computing tasks to in-air gestures.

Designed to relieve problems associated with repetitive mouse movements, the latest Gyration "in-air" wireless mouse has an increased range and an RF receiver half the size of the previous version and there's no line-of-site requirement.

The Ultra GT Cordless Optical Mouse is available as a standalone or packaged with a choice of two multimedia keyboard options.

The Ultra GT Cordless Optical Mouse is available from www.electroboard.com.au and costs AUD$199.

A professional version that doubles as a remote for presentations to a range of 30 metres is also available.

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Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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