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Tangible 3D Glove Will Let User 'Feel' Images

Tangible 3D Glove Will Let User 'Feel' Images

I thought the new multi-touch Microsoft Surface table, which uses cameras to sense objects, hand gestures and touch, was about as tactile as gadgets would get this year. I was wrong. A Japanese company NTT Comware has fashioned a realistic 3D imaging technology that connect to a sensor-packed glove and allows you to both see and "feel" images.

Here's more:

Without any need for awkward 3D glasses, users could feel a far-away object as if it were right in front of them, NTT said at a virtual reality exhibition. The developer was exploring commercial applications which could include video phones, said engineer Shiro Ozawa. "You would be able to take the hand, or gently pat the head, of your beloved grandchild who lives away from you," he said.

Now if I only had one bajillion dollars.

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c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
thats kinda creepy....
woodycakes woodycakes 9 years
i know, this would cost a fortune and more.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 9 years
I love that you said "bajillion" because 50 bajillion is my favorite number. Ask any of my former math students. :)
Geek-Aspartame Geek-Aspartame 9 years
I'm officially through posting pictures of myself on the internet. I don't want to be all felt up.
cretinhop cretinhop 9 years
That's nuts.
pinkdragonfly pinkdragonfly 9 years
Sounds pretty fancy.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
That's interesting...
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