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Researcher Gives New Meaning to "Table Talk"

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June 12, 2013
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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an interactive touch interface that can be projected on to any flat surface. Called 'World Kit', the system is geared towards allowing users to interact with their environment in the same way they do their smart phones and tablets.


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CBC (Mar. 7, 2013) — Google may have wowed many techies with its new computerized glasses, but a Toronto researcher says that device represents just the beginning what kind of wearable computing could do.
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Newsy (June 8, 2013) — Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm worked with a computational geneticist to develop images of the human face in 20,000; 60,000; and 100,000 years.
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