Tool Lets Designers Mold Digital 3D Models With Their Hands

Tool Lets Designers Mold Digital 3D Models With Their Hands
technology

Purdue University researchers have developed Shape-It-Up, which allows designers to create and modify items using gestures.

Emma Hutchings
  • 27 june 2013

Purdue University researchers have developed the Shape-It-Up design tool, which allows designers to create and modify digital 3D models with their hands instead of a keyboard or mouse. The tool interprets hand gestures, like a natural user interface, and uses specialized computer algorithms and a depth-sensing camera.

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