Tangible Interface Mimics The Physical Responses Of Sand And Clay

Tangible Interface Mimics The Physical Responses Of Sand And Clay

A new material from MIT can respond to touch, pressure and movement

Adriana Krasniansky
  • 17 may 2016

Many computer-controlled surfaces have the ability to move, but not with the grace or cohesion of natural objects. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Tangible Media Group is working to change that standard by creating Materiable, a platform that can mimic the qualities of real-world materials like rubber, water, sand and others.

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