Gesture, Non-touch Digital Signage to Become a Reality?

Digital Signage Expo 2012: The future of operating systems will be gesture-based digital displays like those in "Minority Report."

Gesture, Non-touch Digital Signage to Become a Reality?
John Underkoffler, Chief Scientist, Oblong Industries
Credit: Photo courtesy of jurvetson/Flickr
Gesture, Non-touch Digital Signage to Become a Reality?
John Underkoffler, Chief Scientist, Oblong Industries
Credit: Photo courtesy of jurvetson/Flickr

Video Displays News

Second Day of InfoComm 2017 Offers an Array of Intriguing New Products
Absen Launches Mobile Indoor/Outdoor LED Xv-Series at InfoComm 2017
Media Servers: Do You Want Fries With That?
Display Supplier Opens New Office, Contact Center, Manufacturing, Distribution Facility

Video Displays Resource

Projector Guide: Bringing Glory with Imagery
With so many types of projectors to choose from on the market, review this PDF about what LCD, DLP and laser options offer to suit the needs of your church.
·

If you’re interested in digital signage, then you probably remember the movie “Minority Report” with Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell. It was a good movie, but Steven Spielberg’s decision to tap future-thinking thought leaders to help him design what life would be like in the year 2080 took it to the next level. Ten years ago, we saw the future of displays, which included talking personal-based advertising and the movie’s leading conceit: transparent displays in which the information was controlled by gestures. Tom Cruise would stand in front of a huge display and, by using a gesture-based “language” (that was actually developed for the movie by engineers) he would sift through text and video to find where future crimes would occur.

The man who helped design that aspect of the movie, John Underkoffler, Chief Scientist of Oblong Industries, delivered the opening keynote the 2012 Digital Signage Expo on March 7, 2012. A graduate of MIT, Underkoffler made his mark at the school in the mid 90s by trying to


Latest Resource

Portable Sound Systems: Flexibility, Options Key To Right Setup
If we choose our portable systems wisely, we can turn these quick setups, that can sometimes be distracting, into an atmosphere that will engage the audience.


Article Topics

News · Projects · AV · Control · Digital Signage · iPad · IT · Video · All Topics

Support and Enhance the Worship Message

The latest strategies for sound, lighting and facilities can help you better attract and engage with your congregation. With Worship Facilities’ insights on leadership, communication and administrative tools, each issue shows you how to design and maintain your facility and how to adapt it to meet the changing needs of today’s members.
Explore the success stories of others, and find ways to enhance your weekly services. Get a free subscription to Worship Facilities magazine. Subscribe today!

©2017 Worship TechDirector · A Division of EH Publishing, Inc. d.b.a EH Media. All Rights Reserved.