Video: A Fully Kinect-Steered Vehicle Zips Around With A Wave of the Driver’s Hand

Oh, and it's a recliner too

There is a significant portion of the populace for whom this is the ultimate vehicle. It has omni-directional steering seats one in luxurious faux-leather comfort, it leans way back, and you control it with the merest wave of a hand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RewJHNkjog0

It was built by designers from Coding4Fun and 352 Media and demonstrated at the MIX11 web conference this week. No word as to whether it will come to market any time; if it does, brace for the ensuing crime wave.

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