Design / Technology

Touching The Void – SpaceTop 3D Computer Unveiled

A transparent computer allowing users to reach inside and touch digital content has been unveiled at the TED 2013 conference in Los Angeles.

TED fellow Jinha Lee has been working on the SpaceTop 3D Desktop – a system which consists of a transparent LED display with built-in cameras that track the user’s gestures and eye movements – in collaboration with Microsoft.

Allowing people to interact with machines in the same way they do with solid objects could make computing much more intuitive he told the BBC.

Lee can see the system coming into general use within a decade.

via BBC News

Until then, grab your Google Glass and turn your desktop (does anyone own one of those anymore?!) into an AR version of the SpaceTop…

 

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