Byline: Nick McDermott
FRANTICALLY hunting for your mobile phone to answer a call may soon be a thing of the past.
Scientists have developed a sensor, worn on the wrist like a watch, which allows the wearer to control any electronic device with a simple wave of the hand.
The gadget uses a minute camera to track hand movements and can recognise specific gestures, which it translates into commands - such as a thumbs up to answer the phone.
Because it does not rely on fixed external sensors, such as those found on games consoles, it can be used outside the home.
And, as it connects wirelessly with other electronic equipment, users can …