Real World Applications

Let's take a look at some awesome applications of HCI and exciting recent developments in the field.


Throughout this course, we kept the level of technology used to illustrate concepts simple. In this lesson, let’s take a look at some inventions of HCI that have changed impossible to possible in the last few years.


A sensor is basically a device that can detect, access, measure, record, and respond to physical activities. Some applications of sensors involve:

  • Xbox 360 Kinect: This video by the official Xbox YouTube channel perfectly demonstrates that your body is the only thing required for interaction. How exciting!

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