Massive 3D Touchscreen Puts Your Monitor To Shame

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If there is something a university student can tell you, it's that there is nothing duller than a lecture theatre. However, the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has developed a very interactive way of engaging students in math or computer sciences: a 33 foot 3D touchscreen.

The massive, transparent screen is curved at 135 degreesm and is just over 9 foot high. Not only is it a marvel to look at from any angle, but it can also track up to 100 people touching it at once -- great for a big debate. The screen boasts 1000 LEDs, and 6 Optitrack cameras. And just in case you were thinking of giving it a nice wallpaper, the screen resolution is 4900-by-1700 pixels.

That ought to keep everyone paying attention in class. Just imagine trying to tap out an email on touchscreen this big...

Check out the video below to see the screen in action.

[University of Groningen via Slashgear]

--Elizabeth Fish now wants this screen as a replacement for her old TV.

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