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Real and Virtual Pendulums Swing as One in Mixed Reality State


March 10, 2008

Alfred Hubler Using a virtual pendulum and its real-world counterpart, scientists at the University of Illinois have created the first mixed reality state in a physical system. Through bidirectional instantaneous coupling, each pendulum "sensed" the other, their motions became correlated, and the two began swinging as one. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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