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The prior post titled ‘Telekinetic Dinner‘ did not fully capture the true power of this brilliant new MIT’s shapeshifting technology. Can this lead to redefining the ‘work from home’ concept? It’s the closest thing to being somewhere while being physically located in another place. 

From the source:

MIT’s shapeshifting display lets you reach out and touch someone

MIT has demonstrated a “Dynamic Shape Display” that can physically change shape to render 3D content. As Fast Company reports, the display is called inFORM, and it’s a large surface that sits atop a series of pins, actuators, and linkages. By moving each actuator, inFORM can move the pin it’s attached to up or down, allowing for a wide range of interactions.


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