MIT student develops Sixth Sense

March 10, 2009 at 11:26 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

The video will convey the story far better than I can.  In summary, imagine a wearable computer/projector that turns surfaces into computers.  The world becomes your monitor.  Then, Minority Report style, the computer detects your hand motions and provides you with information based on the world around you. 

Point the sensor at a barcode and it tells you about the project.  The sensor detects a person, id’s them, and gives you more info about them.

The presenter claims that this can be produced NOW for about the same price as a cell phone.

Full story: http://i.gizmodo.com/5167790/sixth-sense-technology-may-change-how-we-look-at-the-world-forever

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