LAS VEGAS--TVs you control by waving your hands, smartphones you talk to instead of touch, and glasses that track your eyes to move a cursor: these technologies used to be relegated to either very high-end industrial/military applications or very low-end junk that didn't really work. Now, body-controlled technology is showing up all over the broad middle of consumer electronics at CES 2013.
CNET will probe several of the sharpest minds developing these new ways of controlling our tech during "The Next Interface: You" panel on Wednesday at 3 p.m. PT on the CNET stage at CES.
CNET Reviews Editor in Chief Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley will host a revealing conversation with Matt Rogers, VP engineering at Nest, makers of the connected, intelligent thermostat; Michael Buckwald, CEO of Leap Motion, makers of 3D gesture control technology; and James Park, CEO of Fitbit, known for its wearable personal activity monitor and now the Fitbit Flex.
We'll find out what's for real, what reaches too far, and where it's all going.
We'll also be live blogging and live streaming the whole panel, so join us in person if you're at the show or watch live wherever you are, or follow the link below.