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Microsoft Research reveals amazing HoloDesk demo [video]



Microsoft’s Research team revealed one of their latest projects on Wednesday.


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“HoloDesk” is the latest in Microsoft’s work on natural user interface (NUI). The project was born in the Sensors and Devices group at Microsoft Research cambridge. HoloDesk lets users manipulate 3D virtual images with their hands. Microsoft blogger Steve Clayton introduced the technology on Wednesday and says he “can envisage future applications in areas such as board gaming, rapid prototype design or perhaps even telepresence, where users would share a single 3D scene viewed from different perspectives.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=JHL5tJ9ja_w




Source: http://www.winrumors.com/microsoft-r...sk-demo-video/
Edited by Eduardv - 10/20/11 at 10:26am
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That's awesome.
    
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Wow, that's really impressive! I can almost taste the video game applications...
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When i first saw this thread this is the first thing i thought of

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Wow im impressed
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Now combine this with the recent bf3 paintball experience thing.
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That's very cool.

Now make it more precise. The fact that the ball in one example was able to make out the hump of an open book page was really neat though. Too bad there isn't some kind of force feedback to make you have a tactile sense of the objects. It seems like it would be kind of weird controlling things you couldn't feel, but you might just get used to it.
    
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LOL at the top comments of the YouTube video.
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LOL at the top comments of the YouTube video.
lol yes they made me chuckle
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