Unveiling the “Sixth Sense”

We all know that information known before-hand can greatly tip us in the advantage. May it be while shopping for the newest HD TV or buying groceries.

Wouldn't it be great that if you meet a person at a seminar for the first time and as soon as introductions are done you are aware of what the person likes, where he comes from or even his special business skills.

Wouldn't that give you a unique advantage if you intend to sell him/her some product?

Pattie Maes has demonstrated a product that can do just that. The 'SixthSense' is a wearable gestural interface that demonstrates that possibilities for the future. With a combination of a camera, a projector and a cellphone with software interaction Pranav Mistry from the MIT Media Lab , has created a product that is expected to change the way we retrieve and use information.

Take a look at the video.