3D Modeling With a Sci-Fi Interface

Make 3D models without a mouse or keyboard using just your hands.

During the Salone del Mobile in Milan the design group Unfold presented this project, L’Artisan Electronique. They designed a virtual interface for making pots which appears to consist of a green laser to detect the user’s hands and a projector to show the effect on the 3D model.

The models were then 3D printed directly into ceramic using what looks like a modified RepRap. Standard 3D modeling software has a steep learning curve, but an interface like this could be used by nearly anyone. There have been quite a few projects recently trying to simplify 3D modeling including our earlier post about the SketchChair.

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Via Makerbot Industries

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