MIT's Sixth Sense, a wearable interface straight out of MINORITY REPORT

On his excellent blog, the user-experience expert Nick Finck shares a TED video demonstration of Sixth Sense, a wearable gestural interface that grabs data from the Internet and allows you to interact with it in countless real-world ways. You can draw a watch onto your arm to check the time; pull up Amazon ratings for a book you’re about to buy, and then project everything onto the book itself; take photographs by forming a rectangle with your fingers; and so forth. Developed by Pranav Mistry of the MIT Media Lab, Sixth Sense is just a prototype right now, but the implications are amazing.

In this TED video, Pattie Maes gives a demonstration of Sixth Sense.