Face Gestures? Really? Come on!
By Aleksander AasAleksander. Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:10:56 AM
Opera's known for being innovative. We were never as innovative as on April 1, 2009, when we invented Face Gestures - a groundbreaking new technology where you can surf the web using nothing but a WebCam and face gestures to control your browser.
You know it's a good joke when people believe in it, and to this day we're still getting requests from users on Face Gestures development. PC World however takes the cake with their Your Browser in Five Years article: "Opera Software's free Opera browser--which pioneered voice and mouse-gesture browsing--also supports face gestures through your Webcam. No wonder that major automakers, including Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, and Mercedes, are experimenting with ways to add browsers to cars and trucks."
We wonder if they ever downloaded and tested Opera before writing the article. Anyway, it's pretty funny. If you have no idea what we're talking about, here's the YouTube video: