I’ve written about developments in this area before, but you’ll want to see the video below to find out what Oblong Industries is up to.
g-speak overview 1828121108 from john underkoffler on Vimeo.
Some of the SOE’s core ideas are already familiar from the film Minority Report, whose characters performed forensic analysis using massive, gesturally driven displays. The similarity is no coincidence: one of Oblong’s founders served as science advisor to Minority Report and based the design of those scenes directly on his earlier work at MIT.
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Eh, big deal. My 5-year-old son, Caleb, designed a very similar operating environment that he ported to his Leapster device. So there!
Was this created by geeks who were tired of their little beige cubicles and wanted to created an operating system that demanded a large and stylishly-dark office with lots of screens?
Perhaps. Why would that be a bad thing?
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