Crazy Japanese tech gizmos

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Mimi Switch: Tongue Control

Who needs a touchscreen when a wink, asmile, or a protruding tongue could control an MP3 player or a major home appliance? Researchers at Japan's Osaka University are developing a hands-free remote called the "Mimi Switch," which uses facial expressions to operate electronic devices, according to a March 2009 AFP report. Actually, this idea doesn't sound crazy at all...provided you don't sneeze accidentally.

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