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Plasma TV has nothing on this visionary virtual device

Boston.com reports: "At first glance, the screen dominating a front room at the Tufts University School of Engineering seems nothing more than an out-sized version of the high-definition TVs found in any sports bar or airport lounge.

But when Lionel Zupan, the school's associate director for research technology, fires up the new "VisWall," you get more than close-ups of some sweaty-browed pitcher pondering whether to hurl a sizzler or a sinker.

The $350,000 scientific display device and its twin backscreen projectors are packed with software designed to impart three-dimensional form and even "feel" to virtual objects, whether a string of molecules seeming to swirl in mid-air, a hovering swath of DNA, or a simulated diseased organ about to be removed."

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Spydr073521d ago

After the $349,000 price expected in July, expect these to be in homes around the end of summer.

MrWonderful3521d ago

funny but dont you mean by the end of the millennia?

Spydr073521d ago

Whups, meant price drop. Looks like I forgot a word in there.