Imagine being able to control electronics products at home and in the office, not with a direct touch but with the sweep of your hand. Advanced "touchless" human interface technology is now within the realm of practical implementation, even for products as commonplace as the alarm clock beside your bed. We all have experienced the frustration of locating the snooze and silence buttons on an incessantly beeping alarm clock at 6:00 a.m. What if you could extend your sleep just a bit longer by simply waving your hand or tapping a virtual button to shut off the alarm without fumbling to find the clock in the dark?