Firms Develop Gesture-Operable Digital Home

by Ben on January 28, 2004 · 0 comments

in Sci-Tech

Firms Develop Gesture-Operable Digital Home Electronic Appliances
January 26, 2004 (TOKYO) — Computers appearing in “Minority Report,” a movie that depicts what it will be like in the year 2054, do not have a mouse or keyboard. A protagonist played by Tom Cruise wears particular gloves and creates any images he wants by waving his arms like a conductor.

The idea came mainly from the staff of the Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Although the cinema depicts what our daily life will be like 50 years from now, technologies introduced in it may become reality earlier than that, because, in the digital home electronics appliance industry, input devices to be manipulated with gestures and contacts are increasingly being developed.
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I’m assuming you could cause a household disaster if you masturbate with this device on.

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