Hillcrest Labs' Loop Pointer Remote (2009)
Though it may look like a spacecraft out of "2001: A Space Odyssey," Hillcrest Labs calls the [[xref:http://www.hillcrestlabs.com/loop/|Loop|Loop]] an "in-air mouse" for your TV. An internal gyro tracks your hand movements, letting you point and click your way around the dial.
A demo darling for years, the $99 Loop was [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/166711/mac_news_briefs_pointer_loop_offers_inair_control_of_macs.html|finally made available to consumers|Mac News Briefs: Pointer Loop Offers In-air Control of Macs]] last month. One thing's for sure: You won't confuse it with the seven other remotes cluttering your coffee table.