If you had any doubts regarding the direction in which technology is headed, you can lay that to rest. Whether you like it or not, it is going to creep into every corner of your home at one point of time. And yes, this would include your bathroom. Researchers at New York Times Lab have created something of a Snow White style magic mirror that would tell you anything from what the weather is like outside to how a particular tie would suit you. That’s not all. It is sound as well as gesture driven(thanks, Kinect) and allows you to surf the web, send emails, or even flip through your wardrobe.
See how this could work in the retail sector.
TIME magazine has chosen this as one of the 50 best inventions of 2011.
Sigh, what will they think of next? Urine controlled video games? Oh, wait, that’s been done…
It would be fascinating to see what these guys bring to the table in the near future.