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Augmented Reality Sandbox

Augmented Reality Sandbox
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Create a new reality with Diversified’s Augmented Reality Sandbox. This amazing sandbox uses 3D visualization applications and a hands-on exhibit combining a real sandbox, virtual topography and water created using a closed loop of a Microsoft Kinect 3D camera, powerful simulation and visualization software, and a data projector. The resulting (AR) sandbox allows users to create topography models by shaping real sand, which is then augmented in real time by an elevation color map, topographic contour lines, and simulated water. The system teaches geographic, geologic, and hydro-logic concepts such as how to read a topography map, the meaning of contour lines, watersheds, catchment areas, levees, and much more. The software was designed by a team of scientists at UC-Davis.

Includes: sandbox, Microsoft Kinect 3D camera, projector, laptop loaded w/ visualization software
Sandbox made of solid oak and oak plywood
Heavy -duty locking casters
Wire management system keeps cords from interfering w/ box
Includes fold-able side shelf to hold laptop

Sand not included (we recommend 250lbs of Sandastik sparkling white play sand)
Detailed instructions for calibrating the software are included
3D Visualization
Interactive Virtual Topography
Earth friendly UV Finish

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