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iCandy: Tech for the Hands, Eyes, and Body

Touch and see what isn’t really there

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Photo: Nomaan Merchant/Redux
Police officers from the Dallas suburb of McKinney are shown being put through their paces during a demonstration of Raytheon’s Virtsim law enforcement training environment. Although they were in an empty building, the lightweight virtual-reality glasses the officers wore made it appear to them that they were trying to capture a gunman on the street. Afterward, the system replayed the simulation, letting the officers review how they responded to the computer-generated crisis.

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