One awesome product at CES 2013 is a virtual reality system created by Hungarian startup Leonar3Do. Leonar3Do's technology opens a new dimension in human – computer interaction. It is an integrated software and hardware platform that offers a unique, truly immersive VR exprience in the sense that you are able to see and interact with your virtual objects in real 3D space.
Everyone knows about 3D printing could tell you that any average 3D modeling software has a steep learning curve. But with the new tool from Leonar3Do you will be able to model a 3D object, for example a car, in just one weekend.
Leonar3Do's virtual reality system has four parts: The 3D modeling software, 3D glasses, eye-tracking sensors and the a handheld stylus-like tool(sort of tripod-esque pen), the Bird. The user uses the Bird to drag and shift the 3D model, choose different tools, colors and textures, dig or carve the figure, or add material to the form. The sensors and 3D glasses allows the user to manipulate 3D objects as if they were right in front of you. Once you're finished with your 3D modeling, you can export your 3D model and print it using any 3D printer.
Leonar3Do is a fun tool for designers and educators. The company's professional kit costs around EUR1500 / $2000, including hardware components, system software and applications: LeoWorld, LeoBrush, LeoGomoku, LeoBang, LeoCapture.
At CES 2013, the company is releasing HelloVR, a new smartphone app that enables users to interact in a virtual reality environment - using their computer. Additionally, the app lets users convert their smartphones into a 3D mouse. Available for free, the app will be available for download from Google Play in the first quarter of 2013.
In a separate announcement, Leonar3Do also introduced a new line of software products aimed at the educational market, dubbed Vimensio, and unveiled the first online 3D app store.
Here's a demonstration video from Leonar3do.
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Konrad wrote at 4/5/2013 5:37:36 PM:
Isn't Leap Motion going to eat them for breakfast?
Armins wrote at 1/17/2013 2:48:53 PM:
Incredibble!!! Future for sculpting!