[extropy-chat] Read All About It
eugen at leitl.org
Tue Jul 13 07:03:43 UTC 2004
On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 10:31:53AM +0930, Emlyn wrote:
> Nice points about the bath, me too on all those.
OLED and polymer electronics + wireless + thin-film battery should be there in a
half decade, in a sufficiently cheap package.
> What I *want* is a HUD that somehow just works without me wearing much
> in the way of gear (a pair of glasses might be ok). I want text to
> just float out there, invisible to everyone else. No holding a book,
> that's too much like hard work.
Lazy, lazy, lazy :)
> I guess I'd need an input device of some kind; maybe little finger
> thimbles that let you point & click, somehow sensing where your
> fingers are in relation to the virtual display? Yeah!
It is not that difficult to do realtime fingertip tracking from video alone.
HUDs are naturally see-through, even no need for translucency.
The only thing amazing me that I'm waiting for this for >15 years, all the
way since VR craze and Private Eye.
Eugen* Leitl <a href="http://leitl.org">leitl</a>
ICBM: 48.07078, 11.61144 http://www.leitl.org
8B29F6BE: 099D 78BA 2FD3 B014 B08A 7779 75B0 2443 8B29 F6BE
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the extropy-chat