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Control your television with any object

A way of turning any object into a remote control has been developed.

The Matchpoint system, developed by Lancaster University, only needs a webcam and a chosen object.

Once synchronised, the user can change the volume, channel or access menus.

It is hoped the tool could also be used by people who are unable to use a keyboard and mouse or a remote control or existing gesture techniques.

BBC Click finds out more.

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