Greasy fingerprints messing up your shiny new smartphone could soon become a smudge on the screen of history if Google has its way. The company’s lab for advanced projects recently unveiled technology that lets users interact with devices simply by gesturing nearby.
Using radar technology, the plan is that small-screen gadgets like smartphones or smartwatches will be able to detect precise finger movements, allowing users to control objects in a virtual world. You’ve all seen Minority Report right? In that case, you get the idea.
OK, so it might look like you’re attempting to swat a troublesome bluebottle, but this method of input promises a practical alternative as screens become too small to operate with your fingers.
The big question though. How long before we get singing holographic cereal boxes?
Via. Business Insider http://bit.ly/1FaYvzO