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By Thomas Baekdal - March 2009

Interactive Visualization that Goes With You

The Fluid Interfaces Lab of Pattie Maes at MIT has been working with a very interesting prototype. It's basically a wearable camera and a projector that can interact with the world around you.

Like earlier augmented reality concepts, this takes things a step further, and lets you interact with pretty much everything. You can turn any surface into a screen or you can turn normal newspapers into interactive ones - the possibilities are just endless.

Take a look at these two videos:

 

Too Geeky?

You might think that this looks a bit geeky (and I would have to agree with you). But doesn't have to be that way. If we look further into the future, new advances in miniaturization might have transformed this techPetitinvention.

 
 
 

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