Books get interactive makeover (24 May 2004)
In one section of the book readers could look at a 3D model of the heart.
"You can get God's eye view if you want," said Dr Billinghurst, "or you can go in and be part of the scene."
"You can flip a switch and transition into an immersive VR experience," he said. "You can fly inside and see what it feels like to be a blood corpuscle going through the heart."
The combined viewing and reading system, called the Magic Book, has already been used in some museums and public spaces in New Zealand.
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