And Now the Kinect Can Touch You Back!

Forget about Motion sensing the new thing is called haptic feedback. AIREAL lets you feel virtual objects, with dynamically varying textures and receive feedback on full body gestures, all without requiring you to wear a physical device. AIREAL uses a vortex, a ring of air that can travel large distances while keeping its shape and speed. When the vortex hits your skin, the low pressure system inside a vortex collapses and imparts a force you can feel. It’s actuated flexible nozzle can pan and tilt in a 75-degree targeting field which allows a vortex to be precisely delivered to any location in that 3D space. Without any further ado check out this cool video:

↬ John Nack on Adobe
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