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.
|Key Specs||Galaxy Nexus|
|Processor/Soc Name||TI OMAP 4460, 2-core, 1.2 GHz|
|Street Price (Approx)||~ $429|
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|Max. Total Storage Capacity||16 GB|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||1750 mAh|
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