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Pantech Bringing Touchless Gestures to Android Phones

Authored by: Steven Blum — Nov 1, 2011

Say your hands are full of dirt, or dog hair, or pizza dough and your phone starts to ring. What do you do? Smear those dirty fingers all over the touch screen of your brand new phone? Pantech would like to create a phone where a simple wave of the hand can accomplish the same function.

Here's a commercial of the phone in action:

Now it could be a bit of time before we see this technology being adopted by smartphone manufacturers but you can't deny it's a pretty amazing idea.

Imagine a phone with face scanning, touchless navigation, a bendable screen, NFC chip and pico projector? Folks, we're living in the future.

Source: All Things D

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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