Wave hello to hands-free control

As technology evolves to become more user-centric and intuitive, we are pleased to introduce Air Gestures in Documents. This feature is a step forward in our journey to make digital interactions, especially video control more natural and accessible.

Air Gestures in Documents specifically enhances the way users interact with video content, embodying a leap towards an intuitive, hands-free experience.


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Aligning with a broader vision

Air Gestures in Documents is not just about adding a feature; it's about aligning with the evolving landscape of user-centric and touch-free technology. This move parallels the direction seen in other innovative products like Apple Vision Pro and the Apple Watch Series 9, emphasizing our commitment to intuitive and accessible technology.

Gesture-based control is becoming increasingly commonplace in various technologies, from automotive interfaces to smart home devices. Recognizing this shift, Air Gestures in Documents harnesses the simplicity and intuitiveness of hand gestures, transforming them into powerful tools for digital interaction.

The use of Air Gestures is designed to be natural and effortless. Whether you’re engaged in an activity where your hands are preoccupied or simply prefer a touch-free interface, it allows for seamless control over your digital content. It’s about enhancing daily routines with a blend of simplicity and a hint of magic.

Why you'll love it:

  • Control playback without touching your screen.
  • Ideal when your hands are full.
  • Just wave to play, pause, or navigate.

Our vision in action

In pioneering Air Gestures for iPhone and iPad users we've focused on creating an experience that is both useful and enjoyable. The goal is not to overhaul how we should interact with our devices but to offer an additional, convenient way to engage with digital content.

With Air Gestures, we’re not just following the trend of touch-free technology; we’re embracing it. This feature is a testament to our dedication to creating technology that is both innovative and aligned with the needs of our users. 

To enable this intuitive experience, we'll need access to your device's front camera. Rest assured, all gesture recognition processing is conducted locally on your device, ensuring your privacy is safeguarded.

As we step into a future where technology is more intuitive and seamlessly integrated into our lives, we invite you to experience Air Gestures first-hand. For existing users, you can activate this feature by opening a video and selecting Air Gestures in the settings. New to Documents? Download the app and explore this functionality. See for yourself how your gestures seamlessly take charge of your video experience.

The Readdle Team The Readdle Team


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