The New York Times have taken the fairytale concept of turning to ‘Mirror, Mirror on the wall’ for insight and given it a 21st century makeover.

In an effort to show how facial recognition, voice commands and gesture recognition (using Micosoft Kinect) can combine to change how people consume content and go about their daily routine, the New York Times R&D Lab created the ‘augmented reflection’ and it’s pretty impressive.

I’ll take one please. Wrapped. For Christmas.

Reveal Project - Personal Data Mirror from NYT R&D on Vimeo.