Friday, June 11, 2010

Brier Dudley's Blog | Microsoft files for gesture patents: Project Natal + Minority Report | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Just ahead of next week's public unveiling of its Project Natal motion control system for the Xbox 360, Microsoft has filed for several patents covering technology for controlling PCs and game systems with gestures and motion tracking.

The patent applications reiterate that Microsoft's work on gesture input systems predate Natal and go far beyond the game console. They also makes it clear that this technology is no longer the realm of science fiction as in the movie "Minority Report."

Brier Dudley's Blog | Microsoft files for gesture patents: Project Natal + Minority Report | Seattle Times Newspaper

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