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Interface from AIST enables you to touch virtual 3D images

By Damir Beciri
27 August 2010

aist-tangible-virtual-system-1Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced the i3Space – a system that provides a feeling of touch when users interact with a 3D image. Unlike the Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display we described in one of our previous articles, the i3Space recognizes the movement of fingers and coordinates the Virtual Reality… »

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iFeel_IM! adds physical hugs to your virtual conversation

By Damir Beciri
One Comment5 April 2010

ifeel_imWheatear you use instant messaging to keep in touch with people you love or cooperate, or use it to keep the pesky people at distance you had to be introduced to the emoticons or smileys. A husband-and-wife team of scientists based in Japan felt emoticons weren’t enough for people to express and came up with… »