Feel Invisible Things – level 3

30-01-2017 07:00

Ultrahaptics from Bristol University in England is a new technology which allows you to feel and interact with buttons, switches or other objects in mid-air that are not really there.

The team hopes that the ultrasound technology will be used to control household devices, buttons in an elevator or in hospitals making interaction cleaner and more hygienic.

The new technology can be used for virtual reality, too, as it can mimic many three-dimensional objects. The technology has been already patented, but it could be a while until we see ultrahaptics introduced into our daily lives.

Difficult words: interact (communicate), device (a piece of technology), hygienic (clean), mimic (copy).

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