Handsfree User Interface Is the New Touchscreen!
You know the cliche “red is the new black”, well let’s translate it to “handsfree UI is the new touchscreen” so bare with me while I use this metaphor. Itay Katz, eyeSight’s CEO introduces the company’s revolutionary technology, which uses a handset’s camera in order to interpret the user’s gestures and turn them into commands.
So gesture recognition will be the next touchscreen, so to say, as any finger movement will trigger a reaction from the phone you’re using. Gesturetek is also working on a similar technology, together with NTT DoCoMo, but they’ll use it in mobile games.
The reason why we’ll have this technology is as simple, as it is vain: people don’t want fingerprints on their glossy handsets any more…