Sunday, October 18, 2009

The distance between virtual worlds and augmented reality is... evaporating

The four-day International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality is about to kick off in a few hours in Orlando, Florida.

For openers, the Visual Media Lab at Israel's Ben Gurion University, together with the Human Interface Technology lab out of New Zealand, have made it possible for a user to sketch things, free-hand, and see them simulated in realtime 3D.