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Minority Report: Science Fiction Movie Technology Used in Real Life Advertising!

The technological world depicted in the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report keeps getting closer to becoming a reality everyday. As we’ve noted in previous blog posts, the movie correctly predicted the use of technology in crime prevention and user interface nearly a decade in advance. Now, some of the ideas regarding technology in advertising are beginning to come to fruition in the real world presaged by the Steven Spielberg film. Japane…

October 4, 2010

More Minority Report Technology In the Real World!

Seemingly ripped straight from the scenes of the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report, new technology from Oblong Industries promises to deliver what science fiction fans have dreamt of for years – a way to interact with computers through gestures alone! The new system – known as the G-Speak – works almost exactly like the giant projected displays Tom used in Minority Reportto track down would-be murderers based on the info provided by…

August 23, 2010

‘Minority Report’ Video Movie Clip Festival!

Tom Cruise in ‘Minority Report’ YOU are invited to our ‘Minority Report‘ clip festival, provided by MovieClips! ‘Minority Report’ has proven itself over time, ironically, given the ‘pre-cog’ element of the film, to be an amazing harbinger of technological things to come. Way before Microsoft Xbox’s Kinect, ‘Minority Report’ had gesture articulated computer screen manipulation, as…

January 4, 2013

NEW BACKGROUND: Exclusive Tom Cruise Wallpaper From Minority Report For Your Desktop!

With the obvious parallel between Minority Report technology and the new XBox Kinect, the team at TomCruise.com thought it would be great to celebrate the Steven Spielberg movie with an exclusive Tom Cruise wallpaper for download! We know our blog readers are big fans of technology themselves, and would appreciate this awesome homage to the science fiction classic that inspired the current breakthroughs in motion gaming and gesture computing…

December 2, 2010

More Minority Report Technology Comes To Transparent Displays!!

The technology portrayed in the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report continues to come to fruition in real life, this time with advances in the transparent displays Tom’s character used throughout the science fiction film! Those incredible clear-as-glass screens were one of the stylish visual elements director Steven Spielberg used to demonstrate writer Philip K. Dick’s vision of the future. Less than 10 years ago these screens seemed…

January 17, 2011

Minority Report Technology Made Real With Google Robot Cars!

The Tom Cruise movie Minority Report predicted a ton of new technology, but one of the most useful had to be the self-driving cars that whirled around director Steven Spielberg’s vision of the future. Well, the future is now! Technology giant Google unveiled findings from tests using self-driving robot cars and have gone pretty far with little to no driver control: over 140,000 miles. Imagine riding around in a plush car as it drove itsel…

October 14, 2010

‘Minority Report’ Takes Tom To ‘Oblivion’

Even though Stacee Jaxx  is still tattooed in our minds and Jack Reacher will beat his way into our brain pan before Jack Harper (Tom’s character in Oblivion) stands at the top of the mental movie heap, the release of the official Oblivion plot synopsis and the announcement of the composer selection—M83, a French electronic act— put us in a sci-fi kind of mood.  Tom’s most significant work in this area—Minority Report and War of the…

June 29, 2012

Minority Report Technology Is Here: Hands-free touch-screens are a reality

Tom Cruise as John Anderton in Minority Report With the tech explosion over the last 10 years, it seems a day doesn’t go by without #TeamTC hearing about some new “Minority Report” like technology and today is no exception!   It seems Bristol researchers have debuted touch-screen computers that you don’t actually have to touch! Original Article Source: Independent It goes by the decidedly unsexy name ‘ultrahaptics’,…

October 10, 2013

Minority Report Listed In Top 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of All Time

Complex magazine has released their list of Top 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies, and among them is Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report, which stars movie icon Tom Cruise.  The film is based on a short story by Philip K. Dick, who is regarded as one of the most influential sci-fi writers of all time. In addition to the captivating story line, Minority Report included some of the most impressive futuristic technology, including retinal scanning and giant i…

June 10, 2011

Summer Sci-Fi Movies: Minority Report or District 9?

The unprecedented success of the sci-fi thriller ‘District 9,’ produced by Peter Jackson and directed by Neill Blomkamp, brought about this really interesting comparison from AMC TV between the film and another science fiction movie, ‘Minority Report,’ starring Tom Cruise and directed by Steven Spielberg. There are some obvious differences — ‘Minority Report’ takes place in a futuristic Washington, D.C.,…

September 23, 2009