Saturday, November 22, 2008

Minority Report Interface: From Vaporware to Reality

A young company from California has developed g-speak, what it calls a "spatial operating environment". In a nutshell, g-speak is the computer interface from the movie Minority Report, literally. The science and technology adviser for the 2002 film is one of the founders of Oblong. G-speak was an extension of his doctoral work at the MIT Media Lab.

From Oblong: "The SOE's combination of gestural i/o, recombinant networking, and real-world pixels brings the first major step in computer interface since 1984; starting today, g-speak will fundamentally change the way people use machines..."

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