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The G-Speak Platform: Minority Report Computer

Hits: 10366 | Rating: (2.4) | Category: Technology | Added by: kitteh9lives
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Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 370 Posts
Thursday, June 30, 2011 10:49:56 PM
@ fatninja01 Really? The kinect? No its not. The technology behind the kinect maybe but thats been out for years. The playstation had somthig like that out in 2004. And thats just when my friend bought it, not even when it came out.

Male, 30-39, Australia
 25190 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:10:02 PM
The kinect pretty much is gonna change how we do things

Male, 18-29, Europe
 529 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 1:55:31 PM
saw it on TED talks a few months ago :/ it worked well until the technician had to reboot it

Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 2799 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 1:11:36 PM
greatest thing I've ever seen

Male, 30-39, Europe
 116 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 9:01:38 AM
You know whats usefull? Getting a lot done with tiny small movements, maybe even with thought control. You whats useless? Having to flail about just scroll the screen.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 538 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 4:36:33 AM
i don't know...

Male, 13-17, Western US
 64 Posts
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:05:07 AM
So it's an iPad but you have to stand up and flail your arms while wearing gloves.


Male, 30-39, Asia
 791 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 8:56:18 PM
Just like I hate playing video games that make me jump around I would also hate using a computer that made me do large sweeping gestures to accomplish simple tasks. I mean great job copying the effect but really this is not something I would ever use.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 87 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 8:38:14 PM
Pretty sure this came at least a decade before Wii or Xbox kintect so... yea

Male, 30-39, S. America
 65 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:08:46 PM
Um, I think Johnny Mnemonic had a version of this way before Minority Report.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1750 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:22:26 PM
aren't Kinnect hackers already doing this kind of stuff? Only, on a regular sized tv in their living rooms withOUT special gloves or other apparatuses.

I call this pretty fail. About 10 years too late.

Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 42 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:43:58 PM
There is a reason why we don't have computers as big as a room.
This is it.

Male, 30-39, Canada
 150 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:38:09 AM
Am i the only one who read the title and thought this would be a computer that convicted people of crimes before they committed them?

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 6716 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:35:43 AM
Do you really need that ?

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 282 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:20:31 AM
Touchscreen computers and smart phones are excuses for biometric scanners.

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1795 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:52:59 AM
I didn't see anything that can't or hasn't been done with a 3 button mouse and keyboard. I would even bet I could do some of that stuff faster with a mouse/kb. Doesn't look like it provides anything that would increase productivity. Might be useful if you are learning to be a conductor though

Also I loved this bull poo statement:
"direct manipulation provides intuitive, high bandwidth access to information."

so does Google.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 358 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:52:59 AM
So these guys inspired the xbox kinect, because they designed the 'Minority Report' computers.
This is from the site:
'The g-speak SOE (spatial operating environment) is Oblong's radically new platform. The SOE made its public debut in the film Minority Report, whose bellwether interface one of Oblong's founders designed. But its full history extends backward to three decades of research at the MIT Media Lab. The g-speak SOE implements the biggest advance in human-machine interface in twenty-five years.'

Male, 18-29, S. America
 2864 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:51:55 AM
or you could use a mouse and not look like a douche

Male, 30-39, Canada
 1710 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:35:42 AM
We need this as about as much as we need a new Tom Cruise movie where he plays an 80's rocker.

For starters, I'd rather not stand in front of a computer, and lastly, I'd rather not have to convert half my house in order to use it.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1828 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:53:14 AM
the computer from minority report was the inspiration for the xbox kinect. this looks pretty awesome although a little impractical

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 339 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:19:22 AM
"BoredFrank" I see PLENTY of porn-related applications from this!! lol

Male, 40-49, Southern US
 2094 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:09:03 AM
Cool, I think, especially if your job requires you to stand around and manipulate random graphics images in a big empty room. I see very few porn-related applications, though.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 6980 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:03:38 AM
yeah, seems cool, but i dont really see it being all that useful for everyday purposes. it shines a cool light on the future of video games though.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 174 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:02:15 AM
Okaaaaay, and?

Male, 18-29, Europe
 2605 Posts
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 8:59:48 AM
So it's ok if you want to scroll through your holiday snaps...

isn't this like the wii but with gloves... old tech! :-p

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