This shape-display robot follows your hand and simulates the surface you re touching in VR

Get the Full StoryTouch. When it comes to virtual reality, it’s a problem no one has quite cracked. You can crank a VR headset’s resolution as high as you want and push the frame rate past what the human eye can see but when the user reaches out and feels nothing but air, that sense of immersion is lost. At TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics this afternoon, a researcher out of MIT demonstrated a… Read More