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Tom Cruise Movie Minority Report Technology Becomes Reality

From the Official www.TomCruise.com Blog: Remember that scene from Minority Report where Tom Cruise passes by a billboard that recalls his past purchases? In the film, Cruise’s character John Anderton walks through a mall with digital billboards that offer him a more “personal” ad experience. Watch in the video clip: Turns out that fictional billboard from the movie has been developed by engineers in Japan! According to the T…

May 10, 2010

Minority Report Gestural Technology In the Palm Of Your Hand

Tom uses gestural technology in Minority Report Almost from the moment Minority Report was released and showcased the coolest gestural technology yet seen on film, people were clamoring for the chance to get their hands on real-world products. Well, about a decade later, you can literally get your hands, or more specifically, your hand, on the fruits of that gestural-tech promise. Okay, you still have to wait about six months, BUT unlike other…

June 13, 2012

Did ‘Minority Report’ Predict The XBox and iPad?

Tom Cruise as ‘John Anderton’ in ‘Minority Report’ This great, in-depth and insightful article from John Perich at Overthinkingit.com goes deep into explaining and understanding the degree of the development influence Steven Spielberg’s ‘Minority Report’ had on the iPad/Tablet , Xbox/Kinect “swipe”/gestural interface that is so common in all of our lives now. What were some of your favorite…

May 23, 2013

Elon Musk Creates His Own Minority Report & Iron Man Gestural Technology

Elon Musk, the Tony Stark and Howard Hughes of our day who also was co-founder of Paypal, Founder of SpaceX and the Tesla car company, (yep an all around underachiever, boy do we suddenly feel like losers;(, has debuted a new approach  right out of ‘Minority Report’ & ‘Iron Man’ to designing rocket parts! He and his team started with a new Leap Motion device, (TeamTC gave one to Tom when they came out BTW, given the s…

September 16, 2013

‘Minority Report’s’ Crime Prediction Comes To Law Enforcement

The precog Agatha in ‘Minority Report’ can see murders before they happen. Predicting crime before it happens is the Holy Grail of police work; the implications of such a reality would change the world as we know it—for better and for worse. Predictions, after all, are by their very nature unpredictable. Stopping crime before it happens isn’t a new idea, of course. Steven Spielberg used it in his 2002 sci-fi epic Minority Repo…

July 17, 2012

Tom Cruise Movie “Minority Report”: More Than Just Fiction?

From the Official http://www.TomCruise.com Blog: g-speak overview from john underkoffler on Vimeo. The days when you can surf the web, browse through photos, and edit your latest short film with a wave of your hand like Tom in “Minority Report” may not be far off. Just such technology was on display at the annual TED conference in Long Beach, CA. Crowds oohed and aahed as demonstrators wearing special gloves – just like Tom – copied imag…

February 25, 2010

Minority Report Touch Screens No Longer in Sci-Fi Future

Remember the scene in ‘Minority Report,’ the Steven Spielberg-directed science fiction thriller, when Tom Cruise uses his hands and fingers to search for date on a huge virtual screen? Even though the movie came out in 2002, and is set in 2054, it seems as though the present is catching up to the future. Windows 7, the follow-up to Windows Vista, is supposed to come with a multitouch user interface with the help of 3D desktop BumpT…

October 12, 2009

Anti-Defamation League to Honor ‘Minority Report’ Director Steven Spielberg

From the Official www.TomCruise.com: Steven Spielberg, who’s directed Tom Cruise in two movies, has sent aliens to New Jersey in ‘War of the Worlds‘ and had a man run for his life when he was accused of a crime he had yet to commit in ‘Minority Report.’ He’s also had aliens show up twice more (in ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘E.T.’), as well as scared audiences with a raveno…

November 3, 2009

Top 10 Tom Cruise Movie Action Scenes – Watch The Video Clips!

…m the filming of Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol, the latest should shatter those same expectations! And this is before we get into some of Tom’s more groundbreaking action roles from science fiction thrillers like Minority Report and War of the Worlds. And nobody can forget his first, indelible action role with Top Gun! Just thinking about all the possibilities is enough to make us lose our breath . However, we put our thinking caps on, reach…

December 9, 2010

5 Days = 5 Chances to WIN the NEW Tom Cruise Blu-ray 5 Film Collection Pack

GAME OVER, ENTRIES ARE CLOSED, WE HAVE A WINNER! CONGRATULATIONS FATEMA (@Coffee_frost), YOU ENTERED THE CORRECT ANSWER FIRST. WE WILL BE CONTACTING YOU TO GIVE YOU YOUR ‘TOM CRUISE BLU-RAY COLLECTION’!!! For all of you who are curious about the correct answer to our Trivia Challenge question below, here it is! Q: Identify three technologies seen in the ‘Minority Report’ trailer below that are being developed in real life. A:Fatem…

November 15, 2011