What would you rather do, navigate through the on-demand and TV listings offered up by your cable provider with a standard remote, or snap out your four front teeth with a pair of Vise-Grips?
Hillcrest Labs has come up with FreeSpace, a way to visually search music, movie and photo menus. The company's technology consists of two parts: a four-button remote shaped like a ring that lets you move a cursor around by pointing, and software that turns reams of TV listings into thumbnail menus. The company sells software, but makes the prototypes to encourage potential customers.
So instead … Read more