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Forget Touchscreen Illustrations, Now You Can Draw in 3D

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Those geniuses over at MIT keep coming up with amazing technological curiosities. First, they decided ‘to heck with the mouse’, and now, they’ve created this contraption that allows you to draw in 3D.

The ‘Beyond’ project, led by Jinha Lee and Hiroshi Ishii of the MIT media lab, is a system that uses a collapsible stylus-like tool that, when pressed against a screen, “extends into the digital space of the screen”, according to the project website.


What’s even more amazing is an interactive glove that gives users the ability to create 3D geometric shapes just by changing gestures.

It’s a little hard to visualize this, so here’s a video of ‘Beyond’ in action:

[via Design Boom]

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