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New technology allows users to “feel” 3D images.

New technology allows users to literally “feel” 3D images http://bit.ly/dvgjSd

Quite possibly the early days of the Star Trek ‘holodeck':

The key piece of technology is a special touch sensor that emits feedback to the user’s hand and is able to manipulate it into feeling like the actual object that is being displayed. The 3D images themselves, though, can be projected on something as ordinary as a Samsung 3D TV.

It’s still a long way from visible light beings that have solid form, but I imagine the sensation is more real – even with goggles – than regular 3D.

Still, I have to contemplate the thought that the most likely initial use of this technology will be for more baser pursuits.

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