Developed by the MIT Media Lab, HiTV is a new technology that encourages interaction with live television — “a person can pick up the HiTV soft ball to toss around or throw the ball to hit the TV when s/he doesn’t like the character or contents in the TV.” Video after the jump.

As the ball hits the TV, the character inside the TV program will get visually distorted and scream

Developed by the MIT Media Lab, HiTV is a new technology that encourages interaction with live television — “a person can pick up the HiTV soft ball to toss around or throw the ball to hit the TV when s/he doesn’t like the character or contents in the TV.” Video after the jump.

As the ball hits the TV, the character inside the TV program will get visually distorted and scream