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Rhizome: Prosthetic Knowledge Picks – Kinect Genealogy – A Brief History of Gestural Interfaces 

To commemorate the upcoming second anniversary of the release of Microsoft’s Kinect, a device which changed interactive art, I take a look at other examples of creative gestural interfaces from the 1960’s to the 1990’s, plus more.

You can see the entire piece at Rhizome here

Reblogging this in light of the news that Microsoft is discontinuing their Kinect sensor. It may not have been perfect for everyones needs but it certainly made New Media Art a lot more interesting