Archive for tag: 3D

Farewell mouse and keyboard?

3 June, 2012 (18:14) | 2012, 3D, Peripherals, UX | By: Antonis

Is it time to say farewell to our mice and keyboards? That is what Leap motion claims. In the past months, we have heard of many promising projects aiming to substitute mouse or keyboard input to a personal computer – an aspect of HCI discussed and researched for over a decade. So what is the […]

2010 (A)R-evisited

7 January, 2011 (10:36) | 2010, 3D, Augmented Reality, Context Awareness, Displays, Games, Handhelds, Mobiles, Non-ocular, Ocular, Review | By: Panos

Happy new year, may all your dreams come true! After a brief break to catch our breath and have a much-needed holiday, Synthetic Toys is back up and running. This time we attempt a recap of 2010 in the area of Augmented Reality (AR).  AR has drawn much attention through the past year, almost a […]

Apple patents glasses-less 3D projection system

2 December, 2010 (15:31) | 3D, Augmented Reality, Displays, Patent, Stereo Vision | By: Panos

Continuing on the theme of glass-less 3D displays mentioned a few days ago, The Register reports that Apple has patented a 3D display system that requires neither special glasses or ‘parallax’ screens that enables  “inexpensive auto-stereoscopic 3D displays that allow the observer complete and unencumbered freedom of movement.” The system’s concept revolves around the use […]