MIT Invention: Reach Through Screen, Touch Things
'inFORM' turns 3D data into physical representation
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Nov 15, 2013 1:33 PM CST

(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.