PSFK 2017 Forecast: Gesture-Based Controls May Be a Hardware Killer

PSFK 2017 Forecast: Gesture-Based Controls May Be a Hardware Killer
technology

Trends report suggests a new future, where movement-based UI kills keyboards

PSFK Labs
  • 1 february 2016

Throughout three Iron Man movies and two installments of The Avengers, audiences see Tony Stark flip through designs on his holographic display and zoom into virtual cityscapes by spreading his hands. His character can pull out a piece of evidence from a crime scene by pinching it from the air and he designs pieces for his super suit by pulling components from screen to screen. While this may merely be a touch of movie magic, The PSFK 2017 Forecast, a new report from PSFK Labsexplores how immersive computing like Stark’s is turning the body into a controller and making digital experiences both immersive and interactive.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.