Mind Blown: WiFi Used For Gesture Controls

on Wednesday, Jun. 5th

The research project is called WiSee, and is being conducted at the University of Washington. The core idea: fluctuations in WiFi signals from human gestures can be measured and used as computer commands.

Top Things That Went Through My Head As I Watched This:

  • Holy cats.
  • Does this mean that my cat will wind up changing my iTunes volume?
  • Oh, the art that can be made.
  • This is going to give us all cancer, isn't it?
  • We're going to look even more ridiculous in the future.
  • We're going to look like Jedis in the future.
  • Want.

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