Minority Report-style technology arrives: Introducing hands-free touch-screen ‘ultrahaptics’

Minority Report-style technology arrives: Introducing hands-free touch-screen ‘ultrahaptics’

IT’S FREAKING HERE!!! #fangirling this hard. Apple I’m looking at you recruiting this genius!

Read full report: Independent UK

It goes by the decidedly unsexy name ‘ultrahaptics’, but a new technological prototype announced by researchers from the University of Bristol is reminiscent of the gloves Tom Cruise uses in sci-fi classic “Minority Report” – and is nothing short of astonishing.

The device is essentially a touchscreen so sensitive that a user doesn’t actually need to touch it. Instead, it is manipulated via the vibrations from soundwaves alone – and feedback from it can be ‘felt’ in mid air.

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