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3D Material Straw / mobile device

3D Material Straw
3D Material Straw

The 3D Material Straw is the ultimate hi-tech designer’s tool that goes beyond the limitations of photography for design research and uses discoveries from MIT’s recent exploration into elastomer sensitivity for recording true-to-life 3D surfaces and textures. When the device is pressed into an object, the elastomer component mimics the surface and records information into a digital file format that can be used as an additional element in the design process.

University

Tianjin Polytechnic University

Tianjin Polytechnic University
Tianjin, China

Design

Tianjin Polytechnic University

Tianjin Polytechnic University
Tianjin, China