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04-16-10, 11:30 AM
Interesting research project, called pCubee (http://www.cubee.ca/) ?? five-paneled LCD cube that gives users the appearance that virtual objects are inside and product of two years of work by students at the University of British Columbia ?? has drawn our attention recently. Why ? Because software part of pCubee is based on Open Scene Graph and PhysX SDK.



As you may see, pCubee can handle not only simple rigid bodies collisions, but also more complicated objects, like softbodies (1:20 ?? 1:27) and particle systems.

Gonna be interesting to see if this project will evolve from concept to something more consistent, like game console or other consumer entertainment product.



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