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Glasses-Free 3D On iPad (Sorta) 96

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the where-all-the-blue-women-at dept.
johkir writes "The Engineering Human-Computer Interaction (EHCI) research group has created an apparent 3D effect on the iPad 2. Called the Head-Coupled Perspective, it uses the front camera to track the relative changes in the position of the user's head."

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Glasses-Free 3D On iPad (Sorta)

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  • So... Holotoy? (Score:4, Insightful)

    by MBCook (132727) <foobarsoft@foobarsoft.com> on Tuesday April 12, 2011 @08:44AM (#35792638) Homepage

    So it's the same thing as Holotoy [kode80.com], which has been out since slightly after the iPhone 4 release? This isn't new, the only story here is that it's on the iPad.

    Now Holotoy's effect isn't perfect, and the larger screen may help. I would be interested in seeing this in person, but it's not unique.

  • Re:Hey! (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday April 12, 2011 @09:19AM (#35793094)
    Wow, why did they modded you offtopic? Because it wasn't an apple product? They have done this with wiimotes, webcams. But this one has to be front paged because it was "on an iPad"? (and because it has been sometime without an Apple story?)

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