From the MIT Media Lab comes the inFORM. inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display capable of rendering 3D content physically. The rendering is similar to a simple pin art toy where the pins are controlled by actuators receiving digital data. The 3D imaging is collected using the kinect.

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While there are some obvious physical limitations to its current design, the ability to interact with digital data in a tangible way opens a world of possibilities. From fun applications like games to adding a physical element in communicating during a conference call.

[via Tangible Media Group]

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