It’s always great to see stuff of the movies being recreated in real life, and a developer recently managed to recreate a system similar to the touchscreen computer used in Minority Report, albeit a lot less flashier. He accomplished this using a Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android smartphone, a Microsoft Kinect, a computer and a projector. A specially compiled Android ROM allowed his phone to talk to his computer which was used to send commands to the handset from the Kinect. A projector connected to the Galaxy Nexus provided all the visuals on the wall.

Granted, it’s not the most practical way to use a phone (standing in front of the projector blocks the screen), and it’s not exactly the smoothest Android experience you can get – it still is a pretty impressive setup. Check out the video demonstration for yourself.

Filed in Cellphones. Read more about Android, Galaxy Nexus and Kinect.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Display
4.65"
1280x720 Super AMOLED
Price (approximative)
~$429 - Amazon
Camera
5 MP
Weight
135 g
Battery
1750 mAh
Launched in
2011/10/01
System
1GB RAM
TI OMAP 4460 + None
Storage (GB)
16
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