"If you somehow allow computers to accept different types of modalities in the same workflow, that will be much more effective," Lee said in an interview, according to Wired.
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While still in its early stages, Lee's system could represent, as Wired's Ryan Tate noted, a sort of quantum leap in computer interfaces should it go mainstream. Whether it does or not, Lee's system is a bridge between the physical and digital realm. This union will permit more automated physical interactions - something Lee calls "programming the world."
"Programming the world will alter even our daily physical activities," he told the crowd at the TED conference. "With our two hands we're reaching into the digital world."
Credit: Jinha Lee