Gesture-driven computers

It isn’t always easy to communicate with a computer. Two Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting new possibilities of man-machine interaction at CeBIT in Hanover (Germany) on March 4 through 9. They will demonstrate how computers can be operated simply by gesturing or pointing a finger.

Full article: http://www.physorg.com/news123512518.html 

Morris Miselowski’s comments:

This follows hot on the heels from Bill Gates statement a few weeks ago that the keyboard and mouse are as doomed as a 3 1/2 inch floppy disk. The future of computing is one ubiquitous entity that can be accessed from a multitude of places, including home, office, car, PDA’s, fridges and toasters all of whom we will effortlessly interact with and each of which is able to retrieve our personalised data and requirements act on it and then remotely store it ready for our next use on any other device wherever that device may be.

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