Thursday, September 14, 2006

Atlas Puppetry Gloves?

DIY Atlas Gloves
Could these be do-it-yourself digital puppetry gloves?

Here's a tutorial for making yourself a pair of DIY Atlas gloves that can be used to control Google Earth using hand gestures. The way they work is that each glove has a small light and a web cam detects your hand gestures and interprets them as commands for Google Earth. It's a neat idea and of course I can't help but wonder how these could be used as some sort of digital puppetry interface.


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