Building the platform meant developing a new media type.
Who doesn't want to interact with their own favorite picture book? A new software platform from Mental Canvas, a company funded by the National Science Foundation's Small Business Innovation Research program, may soon let you do just that.
The technology allows users to draw like you would with pen and paper, except when you put the pen down, the sketch is viewable from multiple directions--like having access to every camera angle.
Credit: Julie Dorsey, Mental Canvas