CES 2008 Interface Innovation

DTV

Sometimes the market for a certain thing or feature gets stagnant. There comes a point when a once innovative feature becomes standard on every product. Case in point, the DVR interface. You know what I’m talking about, those linear menus that force you to scroll down, sequentially through every option. Way too often, the buttons on the remote aren’t responsive enough making the whole idea of having a long list of content choices into a burden. Enter two new interfaces from Hitachi and HillCrest Labs:

Both are instantly intuitive and incredibly useful for navigating through choices on a screen. I know I can’t wait until these devices come to my TV!

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