Here at Thalmic HQ we’ve been working hard to ensure every aspect of your Myo™ experience is perfect. The work is undeniably fun and fascinating, but can also be challenging and demanding as we aim for the high standards we’ve set. Inspired by our friends at Shopify, we decided to give our team a chance to refuel their creativity with Thalmic Labs’ first internal hackathon, Thalmic Hack’d. - Read More -
Our Developer Relations team headed down to San Francisco on March 16th to attend the world’s largest and longest-running game conference: The Game Developer Conference (GDC). GDC attracts over 23,000 of the world’s best game developers, designers, and business decision-makers and showcases the newest technologies that will shape the future of the gaming industry. It was the perfect place to demonstrate the capabilities of the Myo™ armband and SDK, and to sign up developers who are eager to build Myo-controlled games! - Read More -
We’re bringing virtual reality to life today with two Myo armbands and an Oculus Rift. Take a look at our first ever in-house demonstration of the Myo armband with the Rift and learn about our journey in bringing this demo to life with a few “magical moments” along the way. - Read More -
The Myo armband is a very powerful device, enabling its wearer to do many different tasks using just their hands. But, it is imperative to consider the interface between the user and the computer when designing applications, especially when there is no screen involved in the interaction. Hi, I’m Mark DiFranco, a Software Engineer at Thalmic Labs. Today I’m going to outline design patterns to make a physical control experience more pleasant for users. - Read More -
Life cycle testing is an essential step in the design process of a consumer hardware product. Hi, my name is Chris Thiele and as a member of the Electrical Engineering team here at Thalmic Labs, I work on the electrical design of various life cycle tests for the Myo™ Armband. - Read More -
It’s no secret that your workplace is where you spend the majority of your waking hours. At 40+ hours per week, this place represents a large part of your life, and your co-workers can often become a second family to you. In just under two years, the Thalmic team has grown from 3 co-founders to a team of engineers, researchers and designers building the future of human-computer interaction. - Read More -
Thalmic Labs is proud to announce that the Myo Alpha Program has officially begun. The Myo Alpha Program is a unique opportunity for select developers to get their hands on an early version of the Myo armband and have early access to the Myo SDK. This is a really exciting program for us here at Thalmic as well as our developer community. - Read More -
At Thalmic Labs we’re always looking forward to new and emerging technologies which are defining the future. The start of a new year, especially post-CES, is one of the most exciting time periods for technology enthusiasts as we receive a barrage of announcements, details, and leaks. My name is Idris and as one of the engineers in the Machine Learning department at Thalmic Labs, I love researching and discovering new devices – some of which the Myo™ armband can interface with – when I’m not busy designing and implementing gesture recognition algorithms (we’ll save those details for a future blog post!). Here are some of the coolest gadgets I’m looking forward to this year: - Read More -
On Monday January 6th, a few members of the Thalmic Labs team attempted to make the trek down to Las Vegas for CES. CES is the annual Consumer Electronics Show that takes place in Las Vegas every January, attracting between 100,000 and 150,000 people each year. The show brings together the latest and greatest in the tech industry, with countless product launches from companies big and small. The show is said to contain approximately 37 football fields full of technology. - Read More -
Although 2013 was an important year for Thalmic for many reasons, one of the biggest changes for the team came in November when we made the move to our newly renovated, custom designed, office space.
Now that we’re all settled in, we are so excited to share with you the space where the Myo™ armband is being brought to life. Below you’ll find photos of our new home and descriptions of the thought and inspiration behind it all, as told by our interior design firm, ThinkForm.