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More Minority Report Kinect goodness from MIT

Geek.com: Remember the DepthJS project we covered from MIT last week? It was the Javascript Chrome browser extension that let you use a Kinect controller to manipulate websites just by using your hands. It was just another example of how computer interfaces could be marching further towards hand-gesture based controls like the well-known scene in the action film “Minority Report“.

Now it appears that other researchers from MIT have another “Minority Report” example to show us using the Kinect Controller, and this one certainly looks the prettiest to date. Created for Linux using the libfreenect driver, this demonstration was created by researchers at LIS and the Robotic Locomotion Group at MIT…

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