Touch Things Through your Screen (No Joke)

And it’s completely and totally mind-blowing. Seriously

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‘The MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group recently unveiled inFORM, its dynamic shape display, which, besides being the coolest tech invention we’ve seen in months, also allows you to interact with real objects by reaching through your screen.
Here’s how they describe it:

Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way. inFORM can also interact with the physical world around it, for example moving objects on the table’s surface. Remote participants in a video conference can be displayed physically, allowing for a strong sense of presence and the ability to interact physically at a distance…’

Swipeable eCard Replaces All of Your Plastic Cards
‘For those card-collectors with too many plastic cards and bulging wallets, this digital Coin card may be the wallet-diet you need. It’s an eCard, but unlike any other smartphone payment systems, it lets you keep a real, swipeable card that will work with any retailer. It also has another added benefit – a Bluetooth connection that will notify your smartphone if you leave your card behind after a meal or too many drinks…’

Iran Uses Wikipedia To Censor The Internet
So how could Wikipedia allow and censor harmless submissions?
‘A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School claims that Wikipedia might hold the key to understanding how Iran censors, and controls, the internet. The answer, in four words: with a heavy hand.

‘Reports of internet censorship in Iran have been a constant in the international media, but until now little was known about the specific systems and methods the country uses to restrict the flow of information online…’


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One Response to Touch Things Through your Screen (No Joke)

  1. Pingback: This Unreal MIT Invention Allows You To Reach Through The Screen And Touch Things – cYphIt

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