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Google Gmail Motion Beta 104

PB8 noted that has been following all the kinect projects that have been floating around the net, and decided to use detection along with a rich visual vocabulary including common gestures and American Sign Language to accelerate your gmail time. This is going to require a bit of a change in my email composition since normally I use those to vent frustration.

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Google Gmail Motion Beta

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  • A bit mean isn't it? (Score:4, Interesting)

    by Maximum Prophet ( 716608 ) on Friday April 01, 2011 @09:46AM (#35687994)
    A device that could translate ASL into text could be very useful to people who know ASL, and a great training tool for those who don't.
    This is like having a headline, "Exoskeleton lets paraplegics walk all day, just $5000", then when people click on it, saying "April Fools!"

    On the other hand, if this inspires someone to create just such a product, then more power to them.

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead

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