All of my media consumption happens with my HTPC connected to my TV in my living room. I'm trying to figure out the best way to control the computer without having to lean forward and hunch over my coffee table with keyboard/mouse all the time. I have a Harmony remote for controlling all my devices, and could buy an IR receiver to perform some basic functions on the PC, but that still feels clunky.
I use XBMC for movies I've downloaded and watch Netflix/Xfinity through Chrome so that means I need to be able to use normal desktop functions. I know I'll have to use a keyboard/mouse at some point, but I'd like to avoid that as much as possible.
I know people are starting to work on gesture control using Kinect or other technologies to interact with Windows 8/7, but I haven't seen anything that's fully functional yet. If I could wave my hands around to control my computer from my couch I'd be in heaven. Does anyone have a genius solution they absolutely love that makes using your HTPC feel a little bit less like you're sitting at a PC with a big screen?