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This article was published on January 12, 2009

    Toshiba presents gesture control technology. It looks ridiculous

    Toshiba presents gesture control technology. It looks ridiculous
    Ernst-Jan Pfauth
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    Ernst-Jan Pfauth

    Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He a Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He also served as The Next Web’s blog’s first blogger and Editor in Chief, back in 2008. At De Correspondent, Ernst-Jan serves as publisher, fostering the expansion of the platform.

    During CES, Toshiba presented a rather spectacular home entertainment device. Scroll through your photos, videos, and whatnot with simple gestures like waving your arm or holding up your hand. It seems to work pretty well, yet it looks ridiculous. But then again, so does training with the Wii fit. Maybe it’s a matter of getting used to new technology and we’ll all be zapping through our photos like this reporter from Engadget.

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