beautiful modeler is a software tool developed by karl d.d. willis that enables users to perform gestural sculpting using a multi-touch controller. thanks to multi-touch technology on devices like the ipad, users can use five fingers to control five touch points simultaneously. each finger is assigned a control point and can adjust the 3d form in multiple ways. the built-in gyroscope on the ipad can also be used to change the viewing angle. the controller is wireless and can be moved around while the model is displayed on a computer. willis demonstrated the device’s capability by digitally printing the negative of one of his forms to create a lamp.

http://www.interactivefabrication.com/projects/beautiful-modeler/

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