Friday, May 19, 2017

While a device like the inFORM has relatively few practical applications in its current embodiment, it demonstrates a very simple method of reproducing physical interaction through a virtual interface. It may be just a step towards the goal of creating more robust methods of interaction as we start to blend the digital and real worlds, but it's a very clever and important one. 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. — Tangible Media Group The near (or even far) future likely won't bring us teleportation, but we're nevertheless finding more and more ways to bridge the global gap with technology. For all intents and purposes, we actually will soon be able to be in two places at once.

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