Flutter since 2012 allows Mac users to control music and video on iTunes and Spotify using the hand gestures just like Microsoft's Kinect. Flutter or renowned for "Kinect for OS X" is a free app for Mac that enabling gesture controls to OS X computers. It is compatible with iTunes, Spotify, Winamp and Windows Media Player. The Next Web reported that the company has acquired by Google.
It is believed by this acquisition Google is will leveraging the gesture controls to its Android system or its Google Glass. A video showcasing the how the Flutter works follows below:
The acquisition was confirmed by the Flutter's homepage where they post :
Today, we are thrilled to announce that we will be continuing our research at Google. We share Google’s passion for 10x thinking, and we’re excited to add their rocket fuel to our journey
Some said, this acquisition will not affecting the current Flutter app.