Gmail Motion: Because We Didn't Evolve To Sit at a Keyboard and Type

Gmail Motion

Working with computers is tedious. The constant typing on keyboards and clicking on a mouse makes composing and sending emails a draconian activity.

Thanks to the geniuses at Google, the days of keyboard-dependent emails are behind us. Today, they are introducing Gmail Motion. It’s a new way to communicate.

“Using your computer’s camera and a spacial tracking algorithm, Gmail Motion interprets physical movement and turns it into actionable commands,” explained Gmail Product Manager Paul McDonald. “For example, to open a message, make a motion as if you were opening an envelope.”

Gmail Motion Specs

Dennis Tooley, Ph.D., from the California Center for Kinesics and Paralanguage, believes that this is a natural step in the evolution of eCommunication. “Studies over the past 24 years have indicated that more than 80% of our total communication is body language.”

Watch this amazing product in action:

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Ah, Google and their April Fools’ Day jokes.

Written by JD Rucker

+JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of both Judeo Christian Church and Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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Mateusz Morek
April 1st, 2011 at 7:32 am

Incredibly good joke :) I nearly believed it until I saw that guy doing motion gestures :P

Internet business
April 1st, 2011 at 10:56 am

Gmail Motion?

April 1st, 2011 at 12:56 pm

…happy april fools day every1 ;)


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