Gestural Interfaces Go Mainstream

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Taking control of computers with our hands and bodies is set to become commonplace.

Starting with the handheld controllers introduced by the Nintendo Wii console in 2006, gamers have been able to control computers by making gestures in the air rather than with joysticks, game pads, or keyboards…. Now gestural interfaces are beginning to spread to other areas. In particular, they have the potential to change the way consumers interact with their televisions.

@ Technology Review, Published by MIT

http://www.technologyreview.com/business/39008/?nlid=nldly&nld=2011-11-08

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