Ultrasonics may soon let you touch what you see in virtual reality


At this point it seems like it’s just a matter of time before every device shown on Star Trek becomes a reality and, thanks to a new innovation, the holodeck could be next

A UK company called Ultrahaptics has developed a method of providing haptic feedback for holographic imagery by using ultrasonic technology

Originally developed in the research labs at the University of Bristol, the developers of the system can deliver different haptic feedback and virtually tactile shapes through ultrasonic waves by pulsing the feedback of the ultrasonic waves or changing their modulation frequency

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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