How to control your television with any object

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    A way of turning any object into a remote control has been developed.

    The Matchpoint system, developed by Lancaster University, only needs a webcam and a chosen object.

    Once synchronised, the user can change the volume, channel or access menus.

    It is hoped the tool could also be used by people who are unable to use a keyboard and mouse, a remote control or existing gesture techniques.

    BBC Click finds out more.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-41505804

    See more at Click’s website and @BBCClick.

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