Popular Mechanics gives us a hands-on preview of The Loop remote — footage from CES 2007. This gadget puts a new twist on the traditional TV remote by enabling you to “use hand gestures to navigate through your hordes of channels not by scrolling for hours on end, but by pointing and clicking.” Video after the break.

What it does is let you replace button pushes with gestures, so you can program it to change channels when you flick it to the left or raise the volume when you flick it upwards. There are obviously tons of other commands you can preset, but the most important thing is that… it works

Popular Mechanics gives us a hands-on preview of The Loop remote — footage from CES 2007. This gadget puts a new twist on the traditional TV remote by enabling you to “use hand gestures to navigate through your hordes of channels not by scrolling for hours on end, but by pointing and clicking.” Video after the break.

What it does is let you replace button pushes with gestures, so you can program it to change channels when you flick it to the left or raise the volume when you flick it upwards. There are obviously tons of other commands you can preset, but the most important thing is that… it works