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8:48 am - 04/10/2012

Interactive 'posters' from Japan will react to being kissed

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If you've ever been to Tokyo or any other large Japanese city, you'll have noticed the huge variety of billboards plastering the urban landscape, often featuring the month's most popular idol. Now researchers at Keio University are working on a system that will allow passers-by to interact with said posters via an ultrasound sensor setup. The sensor will detect the motion of people in front of it, and display appropriate pictures in response — "appropriate" may not be the right word for everyone, though, as the main use case demonstrated by the researchers so far is the ability to "kiss" the idol on screen. After you've expressed your affection for the poster and moved your head away, the girl blushes with embarrassment, for example.
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sakura10101 10th-Apr-2012 09:43 pm (UTC)
Just worrying about hygienic problems for these public posters :/
go_chan2011 Disturbing~11th-Apr-2012 12:40 am (UTC)
Seems like tecnology for obssessive fans has arrived~

Japan should try to improve interaction with real pple instead, or it would end up being the "Chobits" country~ O_o
yaoyin_12 11th-Apr-2012 01:16 pm (UTC)
i don't know what to say. HAHA
sandreen 22nd-Apr-2012 07:09 am (UTC)
So this is what they study in Keio.
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