the gesture remote is a new approach to the tv remote control by lunar design. the button-less device was designed by lunar europe with ident technology and zinosign. to operate the remote, users hold it in their hand and gesture with their fingers, much like on a touchscreen phone. each function has a gesture associated with it rather than a specific button. zoom is an upwards motion, browsing is a scrolling motion, etc. the device is designed to fit comfortable in the hand with a smooth form that lends itself to small finger gestures. while this type of tv remote is new, on screen navigation and functionality will soon demand this more intuitive and flexible interaction.

http://www.gesture-remote.com

lunar design: gesture remote

lunar design: gesture remote

lunar design: gesture remote

lunar design: gesture remote

lunar design: gesture remote

design-aerobics: tech gadgets course (september 16th – november 16th) designboom is holding an online design course on the topic of ‘tech gadgets’.

we’ll be looking at the design process of popular technological objects, the ways they have evolved and pondering as to what might be around the corner.

more information on how to enroll and a lesson list can be found here.