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.

Key SpecsGalaxy Nexus
StatusReleased
Resolution1280x720
Display Diagonal4.65"
Processor/Soc NameTI OMAP 4460, 1.2 GHz
Max. Total Storage Capacity16 GB
Megapixels5 MP
Battery Capacity (mAh)1750 mAh
Street Price$429
Complete product dataSamsung Galaxy Nexus Full specs
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