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A Pointer That Gives You Room to Move

The Loop pointer lets you control your computer without the constraints of wires or surfaces. Time to get animated.

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This story appears in the November 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The Loop PointerThe so-called "air mouse" that supposedly lets you control your laptop and, thus, your sales presentation from anywhere in the room is a tech concept that never really gelled. Giving a successful presentation using it is kind of like trying to eat a pea with two knives: It's possible, though clumsy and not very satisfying.

But the Loop pointer ($99 from Hillcrest Labs of Rockville, Md.) puts a new spin on the idea of air control. By employing the simple principle that a large ring is easier to hold and manipulate in than an in-hand mouse, the Loop brings a level of ease of use and sensitivity to controlling a PC from a distance.

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