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Originally posted by SonOfTheLawOfOne
reply to post by RMFX1
Don't artists have to keep steady hands on a canvas when painting? Surgeons a steady hand and fixed motions when doing surgery? This is no different...
Think outside of the box.
Originally posted by aaaiii
Looks like the same tech used in "Minority Report". That came out in 2002.
I wonder how advanced these things really are. The MI (military-industrial) sector isn't talking.
Originally posted by EdSurly
reply to post by SonOfTheLawOfOne
Really cool technology that will change some aspects of computing but I don't believe it will be the revolution that SotLoO thinks it will. What you fail to realize (understand maybe?) is tactile feedback is NOT a bad thing. Tactile feedback is needed for most tasks. No one will want to type on a "virtual" keyboard....we already have those and there not exactly flying off the shelf. Artists (and if you are one surely you will agree) need/want tactile feedback when creating.
It's a cool toy but I don't see that it will be much more than that...maybe eventually...as people become used to the thought of not touching anything (meaning those that are children now) in order to create on the pc we may see a paradigm shift in pc input devices. But even then I don't see this technology being the leading technology for that. THAT technology will be brain interfaces.
Cool tech, but not much more.
After reading I feel the need to clarify; I think this technology will permeate certain computing aspects...but it will not replace the mouse and keyboard or most other pc input devices. We may see this technology more for public use kiosks in malls/airports and the like...but less so for our personal computing. There may be certain computing applications where this will excel over a mouse and keyboard for individual use but I can't think of a single one at the moment.edit on 25-8-2012 by EdSurly because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
No different than "6th sense"
Originally posted by Hektik1
This is brilliant technology! The applications could really be endless. I am excited to see what people will create for it. One of the first things that comes to mind is a step forward in creating technology like you see in the Iron Man movies, which I have drooled over for years now. The way he can manipulate items with his hands is incredible, slight gestures tossing items from screen to screen or zooming in and out. And then there is the hologram aspect, which we have seen possible with things like hologram Tupac recently. If you could integrate this with holographic technology and be able to actually reach in and manipulate objects with your hands, that would be the game changer. And now it doesn't seem too far off.edit on 25-8-2012 by Hektik1 because: (no reason given)