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This Reality Sandbox Doubles as an Auto-Updating Topographical Map

The Augmented Reality Sandbox allows students and the public to interact with a miniature landscape, sculpting mountains, valleys, rivers and even volcanoes, with off the shelf readily available parts.

 

This Reality Sandbox Doubles as an Auto-Updating Topographical Map

This one combines light, sand, and depth cameras to create a completely malleable topographical map you can alter with a brush of your hand.

Topographic maps are crucial tools used by geologists, geographers and adventurous hikers. A newly-built apparatus at UCLA makes topographic maps fun and interactive for everyone by projecting them in 3D.

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