Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2010 Technology

Latest Invention: Technology That Allows Sensing 3D Images


Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, are currently working on their latest invention that allows users to feel the object in a 3D projection.

The project is entitled Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR). With the technology involved it would be possible to simulate the feeling of reaching out to a 3D projection of a photograph, touching and feeling it.

The main component of the invention is a special touch sensor that is used to emit feedback to the hand of the user, manipulating it so the user could actually feel the 3D object in the projection, informs Calit2.

It is worth mentioning that such technology is quiet expensive, which is why researchers from the University of California are also working on making it more accessible.

So far the project focuses on professional applications, being developed, for example, for doctors who wish to "physically" manipulate an MRI scan.

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//2 Oct 16, 2010 10:59 AM | posted by: rohan
not good ,i think it has already been invented before a long time .not a good invention.
53 votes

//1 Oct 06, 2010 01:37 PM | posted by: michelle m.
investigatory project help people to look for new discoveries for our community.....therefore it is helpfull

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