Daily Archives: 14 March 2009

A newspaper that updates itself as you read?

Is a newspaper with up-to-the-minute news and score cards, photographs that “move”, and a built-in Googler, the only escape route to prevent the inevitable that seems to be staring the industry in the face?

The fluid interfaces group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s media lab has unveiled “Sixth Sensea wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information”—at TED, and it does hold out hope for newspapers.

The genius behind the device? Pranav Mistry, a PhD student of Indian origin.

Also read: Loo York Times: All the news that’s fit to flush

Honey, look what they did to the newspaper

Read Pranav Mistry’s profile here, interview here

Link via Madhu Gopinath Rao