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Photos: Inside the Virtual Reality lab

The HiSpace Table at the University of Washington's Human Interaction Technology laboratory allows users to manipulate objects simply by moving their hands in the air over the surface. Here, HITLab interim director Suzanne Weghorst demonstrates.

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