MIT Invention: Reach Through Screen, Touch Things
'inFORM' turns 3D data into physical representation
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Posted Nov 15, 2013 1:33 PM CST
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(Newser) – The folks at MIT have unveiled a new invention that allows you to reach through a screen and interact with real objects. It sounds unbelievable, but it isn't. The invention turns 3-D data from the user into physical representations in real time, and all from a remote location. The device, which was created by MIT researchers and students, is called inFORM.

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Lefty_Libby
Nov 22, 2013 3:50 PM CST
Cue the murder mystery novel plots.
sageguy
Nov 19, 2013 3:46 PM CST
Think of the implications for porn. You could "reach" through the screen and have a 3d "experience". I see $$$$ potential here.
Jadin
Nov 15, 2013 10:27 PM CST
Yup I want one!!