foam-touch-interfaceNo more slamming your face against the hard surface of your monitor in hopes of gaining the pity of your coworkers. The soft foam that sends you off to dreams of work the next day is potentially a future interface to create 3D models on.

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allows you to manipulate projects objects via touch-sensitive force sensors embedded between two pieces of foam.Why foam? Because it’s the dawning of a new age where we won’t need those hard, static 2-dimensional displays of course. ‘iFoam’ 2, anyone?

check out the pics and video after the jump and the 3D modeling part at about 1:15…

impress – flexible display from Sillenet on Vimeo

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DIS. PLAY Via Engadget

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Josh is founder and editor at SolidSmack.com, founder at Aimsift Inc., and co-founder of EvD Media. He is involved in engineering, design, visualization, the technology making it happen, and the content developed around it. He is a SolidWorks Certified Professional and excels at falling awkwardly.