Taking Augmented Reality To New Depths

In the fascinating demonstration video, the students are seen pressing down on the projection of a human body, and while a weak press showed muscles and veins, a stronger press revealed the bones of the skeletal structure. Clearly, these students don’t get all of their notes from Wikipedia and Yahoo! answers, and the prototype, which is now at version 2.1, certainly has a great deal of promise – particularly from the educational point of view.

Microsoft’s Kinect Xbox 360 peripheral has been a revelation since releasing in 2010, and taking into consideration the success of the Wii with its motion-based gaming. While most are happy to use it for fitness or active gaming, these German students have gone above and beyond, and who knows how the finished article might look when it’s complete?

(Source: RedmondPie)

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