oneupsmanship alert: usc’s ict makes google’s april fool’s joke into reality

USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies has one-upped Google, and turned Google’s “Gmail Motion” April Fool’s joke into a reality. Using a Microsoft Kinect, they took all of Google’s mock body motions and turned them into real commands to control your Gmail. Check it out.

Here’s the original Google April Fool’s Joke:

google wins for best april fool’s joke

check out this game-changing new technology from google: gmail motion

there’s even a pdf of the commonly used gestures.

Gmail Motion Printable Guide

happy april fool’s day.

UPDATE: check out the google docs motion beta guide. i especially love the spreadsheet, drawing/flowchart, and uploading to the cloud.

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