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Shake hands with the computer

by on02 July 2007

3D solid technology


Japanese company NTT has invented a system that makes three dimensional images solid enough to touch.

According to New Scientist said that the technology could let businesspeople shake hands from across the globe or allow museum visitors to feel precious exhibits .The prototype Tangible 3D system uses a 3D display with a "haptic glove". As the display creates 3D images it creates the illusion of depth by showing slightly different images to each of the viewer's eyes.

The haptic glove is packed full of force-feedback components to make it feel as if it interacting with something solid.

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Last modified on 02 July 2007
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