Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
At TED 2010, John Underkoffler, the science advisor for Steven Spielberg‘s Minority Report, gave a demo of futuristic g-speak 3D user interface.
Remember the data interface from Minority Report? Well, it’s real, John Underkoffler invented it — as a point-and-touch interface called g-speak — and it’s about to change the way we interact with data. John Underkoffler led the team that came up with this interface, called the g-speak Spatial Operating Environment. His company, Oblong Industries, was founded to move g-speak into the real world. Oblong is building apps for aerospace, bioinformatics, video editing and more. But the big vision is ubiquity: g-speak on every laptop, every desktop, every microwave oven, TV, dashboard. “It has to be like this,” he says. “We all of us every day feel that. We build starting there. We want to change it all.”
Watch the 15 minute video demo embedded after the jump.
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