Microsoft Kinect from 1980

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A short sequence from disc 1 of Cosmos: The Complete Collection, The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean (1980). Carl Sagan demonstrates a vision of a futuristic interface that involves simple hand motions, much like today's Microsoft Kinect. Just like the Apple iPad from 1986, it's just a matter of how long - not if - to make what seems futuristic or even impossible today a reality tomorrow.

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Bill Loguidice
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Another early Kinect-like

Another early Kinect-like concept/implementation (1977 - 1979):

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