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This Amazing Robotic Glove Lets You Touch the Virtual World

“Seeing is believing.” While there may be some truth in the old adage, it forgets a crucial component of how we interact with the world: touch. Touch makes things real. Imagine reaching out to grab your coffee mug, and instead of feeling the smooth ceramic surface pressing against your fingertips, you get…nothing. It’s jarring. Virtual reality has a touch problem. The release of Oculus Rift and Gear VR to consumers earlier this year clearly shows us graphics and sound are no longer the bottleneck in an immersive experience. The issue — a big one — is how to interact with the world we’re seeing on screen, with all the dexterity our fingers allow in the real world. ….[READ]

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