I am in control

I’m not much into gaming consoles, but we are talking about a real breakthrough here. Last week at E3, Microsoft unveiled a revolutionary controller for the Xbox 360 console: the human body! Project Natal aims in abolishing all conventional game controllers and replacing them with… nothing! The system uses sophisticated algorithms to capture human motion and translate it in real time into input for the console. The software actually does a lot more than that: it also recognises faces, voices, and human expressions. Seems like it comes out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s real: