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Canonical gets physical with Ubuntu Linux

Sep 17, 2010, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"All of us are used to controlling our desktops with a mouse - but what if you could control your desktop with your body?

"It's an idea that Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind Ubuntu Linux has been thinking about recently. The general idea is that a 'user-aware' desktop could respond to physical actions - yeaah we're talking real gestures here. So say for example if the desktop detects your farther (or closer) away from the screen, you'd get fullscreen (or normal screen)."

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