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Atlas Gloves

Control Google Earth with Hand Gestures

— September 14, 2006 — Pop Culture
Do you want to learn how to create your own Google Earth interface? Atlas Gloves has created the step by step instructions to start you on your way.

From Atlas Gloves: Making your own Atlas Gloves is easy, cheap and fast. In 5 minutes and about $8 you can have your own pair of Atlas Gloves and practically have the world in your hands. We have documented the way we recommend making Atlas Gloves though you might find a thousand other ways to make them. (if you do, send us photos, we would love to see what you come up with)
Trend Themes
1. Hand Gesture Interaction - The trend of using hand gestures to interact with technology, such as controlling Google Earth, presents disruptive innovation opportunities in user interface design and virtual reality applications.
2. DIY Wearable Technology - The trend of creating DIY wearable technology, like Atlas Gloves, opens up disruptive innovation opportunities in the maker community and personalized tech accessories.
3. Affordable Tech Tools - The trend of developing affordable tech tools, such as inexpensive gloves for controlling Google Earth, creates disruptive innovation opportunities in accessibility and democratization of technology.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can benefit from the disruptive innovation opportunity of integrating hand gesture interaction into their products, enabling more intuitive and immersive user experiences.
2. Fashion and Accessories - The fashion and accessories industry can explore the disruptive innovation opportunity of incorporating DIY wearable technology like Atlas Gloves into their product offerings, creating smart and stylish tech accessories.
3. Virtual Reality - The virtual reality industry can leverage the disruptive innovation opportunity of hand gesture interaction, as seen in the use of Atlas Gloves, to enhance user immersion and interaction in virtual environments.
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