MIT's hand gesture recognition technology will enable any device with an LCD to integrate gesture control. Look for LCDs that incorporate gesture recognition within two years. R.C.J.
By adding a sensor layer to the backside of touch screens, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology proposes that hand gestures can be recognized in the air in front of the display. Smartphones such as Apple's iPhone can recognize multitouch gestures today, such as pinching to zoom, but only if your fingers are touching the screen. Now MIT researchers claim to have enabled gestures to be recognized in the air in front of a display by adding a sensor array on the backside.
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