Feel Invisible Things – level 2

30-01-2017 07:00

Ultrahaptics from Bristol University in England is a new ultrasound technology. It lets you feel and use buttons or other things in the air. You do not touch anything; it only feels like you do.

The team hopes that the technology will be used to control household devices, buttons in an elevator or in hospitals. Ultrahaptics makes interaction with devices cleaner because you do not need to touch anything.

It can be used for virtual reality, too, as it can mimic many 3D objects. The technology is already patented, but it can take a while until we will use it in everyday life.

Difficult words: device (a piece of technology), interaction (communication, using), mimic (imitate).

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