Kinect and FAAST makes Gmail Motion April’s Fools Day Joke real

Google’s April’s Fools Day joke was Gmail motion, a fantasy application which used body motion as Gmail shortcuts.

Now the FAAST team at ICT MxR Labs have used Kinect to turn the fantasy into equally foolish reality. All of the motions, including typing text using a kind of full-body sign language works, which says volumes about the potential of Kinect, of not the reality of this particular application.


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