Kinect Just Filed A Minority Report

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So many Kinect hacks have teased a "Minority Report" style interface. Picked at its edges, approached it with half steps. This clip shows it's not only possible with Microsoft's new camera, it's possible right now.

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Using Kinect drivers for Linux, some kids from the Robot Locomotion Group and Learning Intelligent Systems teams at MIT have come up with a system that has Kinect detecting all ten of your fingers, along with your palms, and using them to allow interaction with a display.

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The presentation may not be at the same level as the classic science fiction flick, but the level of interactivity (and potential for more) looks to be pretty damn close!

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LionheartAce
LionheartAce

Except it's not a hologram. So, no it's not possible right now.