Microsoft just demoed hands free mode in Windows 8.1 – an innovative new way to use your hands to move the screen left and right using the camera.

In the video, Julie Larson Green demoed  a real world scenario of wanting to avoid getting your hands dirty during cooking.

In this example, hands free mode allows the chef to move the screen left to right by video recognition.

Very cool.

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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  • DCJason

    WOW! That’s really cool!!!

  • arasy

    how to used the hands free mode? i’ve update it

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi

      I think its just in the cooking app.

      Play with it and you’ll see the hands free icon there. Once you activate it, you should be able to use your camera to swipe the pages..