Partnership Shows Off Virtual Training Technology

Seated at a 3-D workbench, Melanie Hill manipulates objects in stereoscopic 3-D. Manufacturing executives gather around to watch how the device creates and enhances an illusion of depth as she works with the image of a machine on a video screen.

“I’m using a stylus which allows us to take this machine apart piece by piece, and it also has haptic feedback programmed into the stylus,” said Hill, who owns Interactive Visualization Center Greenville. “So when I’m putting this piece on the end of this bar I can feel when it snaps in place. It gives me a vibration in my fingertips.”

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