Look! No hands!

The scene from minority report where Tom Cruise swipes through multiple windows on a semi-transparent curving screen must have been the inspiration of the MYO Armband. This gesture control device has the potential of changing the way we interact with electronics. The wristband is attached to your lower arm and detects motion and electrical impulses generated by the muscles in your arm through 8 sensors.  The Canadian start up Thalmic that has developed the kid expect the ship the fist devices early in 2014 but have all ready released the API on their website: https://www.thalmic.com/myo/

Though Thalmic initially releases the Myo for for a recreational marked we find the industrial possibilities mind-boggling. Who would not like to be able to control a big machine and still have both hands free?