Manipulate and Tug On a 3D Interactive Display With Your Hands
The team behind Ultrahaptics is working to make three-dimensional experiences that go beyond touchscreens
With so much of contemporary technology centering around touch screens, it's easy to lose sight of an important part of the world of three dimensions: touch and feel. Technologies like Ultrahaptics have used ultrasound to miraculously recreate the sensation of touching something. There's something even cooler afoot, though: Ultrahaptics is an outgrowth of a larger, EU-supported research project called GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) that intends to add a 3D interactive display aspect to these phantom experiences.