Augmented reality – transform own hands

Have you seen images created using the Augmented Hand Series?

This real-time interactive software system that presents playful, dreamlike and very strange transformations of a visitor’s hands was developed by Golan Levin, Chris Surgrue and Kyle McDonald.  The visitor inserts his or her hand in a box, and the screen does strange things afterwards as if the hand has been transformed.

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The system uses the real-time posture of a real hand as a moment-tomoment baseline for its transformations. About twelve transformations are available (for more detail check this link, from where I am sharing this information.

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If this happens to my hand, I will have to fight myself not to remove it as quickly as possible from the box. Just to confirm that it as just a game and not a real transformation. What would I do with so many extra hands as extensions from fingers and not extra arms?

Especially if the transformations move as I move my own hands.

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For more information, go to their website.

 

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