menu

Pin Art Created Without Touch In Real-Time [Video]

Pin Art Created Without Touch In Real-Time [Video]
culture

MIT researchers use 3D technology to create object representations from afar.

Sara Boboltz
  • 6 november 2013

A group at the MIT Media Lab has created a machine that replicates whatever you put under its sensors in the form of movable rods installed on a table. The whole thing smacks of the pin art toys from your childhood, with one important distinction: it’s touchless.

Professor Hiroshi Ishii and his students used cameras to create a 3D model of any object that fits under the sensor, which information is then fed to a computer that controls the rods on the table. The invention allows physical replicas to be created from a distance, and it’s amazing to watch:

Creative Leadership

Source: Sploid

Trending

Innovator Explains How Cognitive Computing Is Changing Consumer Expectations At PSFK Future Of Retail 2017

Retail
PSFK EVENT


FUTURE OF RETAIL 2017 CONFERENCE:
Transformation Strategies For Customer-First Business



BUY TICKETS

TREND REPORT


FORECAST 2020
The Consumer Roles That Will Shape Our Future
 

DOWNLOAD NOW

No search results found.