The more I think about it, the more I am convinced that the (near) future of gesture recognition lies in entertainment. Here is yet another gaming application with gestures: A multi-player, wall display remake of Space Invaders. A highly advanced gesture interface seems to allow any kind of movement at a certain spot on the baseline as ‘fire from here’. A camera tracks if a hand blots out one or several of a series of lights that represent the positions on the baseline.

YouTube: Development: Douglas Edric Stanley / This is installation was developed on-site for the Gameworld exhibition at the Laboral Art Center, Gijón, Spain. March 30 – June 30, 2007. For more information visit the responsible art centre in Spain.