doctorow at July 19th, 2013 20:00 — #1
noahdjango at July 19th, 2013 20:27 — #2
like any other new medium, it's success hinges on it's adoption by the porn industry
mostlydifferent at July 19th, 2013 20:37 — #3
Fully functional holodecks just got a whole lot closer to reality.
hmsgoose at July 20th, 2013 00:11 — #4
...and "3D printed" has entered the realm of extraneous-buzzword-dropped-for-maximum-geek-seduction... but aside from this very comment-y gripe, a very cool looking addition to the machines that will eventually consume us wholesale in an wholly and inescapably immersive escapist worlds. Where do I sign up?
jfmarchini at July 20th, 2013 05:19 — #5
Aireal + Omni treadmill + VR glasses = pretty cool combination
westcarleton at July 20th, 2013 06:33 — #6
cellocgw at July 20th, 2013 08:36 — #7
Dang. I thought I was the only one old enough to remember that line of ads. Next up, Joe WIllie saying "I'm so excited: I'm about to get creamed!"
chentzilla at July 20th, 2013 08:57 — #8
The problem with marketing this one is that air is invisible, and sense of being touched can't be communicated through video.
suedegambit at July 20th, 2013 19:53 — #9
We're basically blowing air on you. Like a compact desk fan. But it's cool because it's a 3D-printed MICRO desk fan. That blows air through 3D SPACE! We all know that injection moulded MICRO desk fans wouldn't push air out in quite the same way. Did we mention the 3D printing? and the 3D space??
Interesting, but it'll never be adopted, even if it reaches market, which I doubt. There's too much lag in air.
suedegambit at July 20th, 2013 19:55 — #10
You'd need at least 20 Aireals and be in your underwear for that combo to do anything meaningful.
ghostly1 at July 21st, 2013 15:45 — #11
You say that like it's not a realistic scenario for a gamer.
doctorow at July 24th, 2013 20:00 — #12
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