Archive for the 'Surveillance' Category

04
Feb
10

The gesture computer interface from Minority Report

Wired’s GeekDad blog gave mention to the gesture computer interface from Minority Report in their post, “The 10 Most Useful Gadgets from Science Fiction and Comics.”

Was there any geek who saw this film who didn’t feel a bit disappointed when he came home and sat down at his gesture-ignoring computer? The interface was seriously cool, and, unlike many (if not most) futuristic computer interfaces in movies, actually seemed like it might be usable.

Here’s a YouTube video of the interface from the movie:

See also:  SixthSense, a real world gesture interface in prototype that looks pretty cool.

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27
Jan
10

Terminal from Island

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A terminal from Island with Ewan McGregor.

via NPR

27
Jan
10

A video feed from Bourne Ultimatum

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A video feed from The Bourne Ultimatum.

via NPR