We can’t decide which is better: The buttonless Kymera Magic Wand universal remote, or the wonderful website which accompanies it. The pages look like pages from an epic, ancient tome, complete with hand-drawn illustrations and crinkly, yellowing paper.
The wand itself is a simple stick, containing the hair of a unicorn’s mane. Wait, no. It’s a stick containing an LED. In practice mode, you can try out any of the 13 gestures and the light will flash a coded pattern to let you know which one. When you are ready to do some serious magic (change channels), the wand learns simply by performing a gesture and beaming a boring, modern-day remote at its tip. Change channel by flipping left or right, for example, or increase the volume with a quick clockwise twirl.
A wonderfully whimsical device, the 14-inch wand will be available on October 1st for £50, or $83, batteries included.
Product page [The Wand Company]
Friday, September 18, 2009
Magic Wand Remote Conjures Channel Changes
High-tech hocus pocus!