Minority Report Screen Using Silverlight and a Wiimote

Turns out there are many interesting applications for the Wiimote other than gaming. And now people are starting to really take advantage of this. Cynergy Labs has created a Silverlight (WPF) application that uses custom gloves with IR bulbs on three fingers for a whole new way of interfacing with the on-screen content. The result is a Minority Report or Microsoft Surface like experience without a touch-sensitive screen. Just wave your hands around and use gestures to control the content. This video shows the versatility of both WPF, Silverlight and the Wiimote.

By Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a staff author at LinkedIn Learning and specializing in WordPress and web design and development and an instructor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He is a popular speaker and educator on all things design, web standards and open source. As the owner and Web Head at Pink & Yellow Media, a boutique style digital media company in Burnaby, BC, Canada, he has created WordPress-based web solutions for multi-national companies, political parties, banks, and small businesses and bloggers alike. He also contributes to the local WordPress community by organizing Meetups and WordCamps.