Hitachi highlights gesture-controlled HD TV
You are your own remote
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Imagine an Italian family sitting in front of the TV having a conversation. All that hand gesturing would confuse the poor thing!
Do vans with blacked out windows.......................
Turn up if I flick the V's at Gordon Brown when he comes on telly or Boy George arrive when I moon at the Queens Speech
It was voice controlled
I did something like this
My honours project at uni was a gesture controlled television (okay, the television bit was a fake in vlc running starwars fanfilms, film trailers and red vs blue episodes but never mind that bit)
After a short while playing with it it became very intuitive to use. I was lazy and just after the marks so it used a menu with four directions as controls. Assuming you were wearing sleeves and sitting in the designated chair (lazy remember?) you could channel hop, control the volume and torture people with the bee gees with ease.
Bloody Great Idea
For most of the couch potatoes I know it would double the calories burned in a day waving their arms like that ! Which is why it wont take off until they develop the 'slight twitching of the finger' version :)