Sensory illusions dazzle at graphics conference

Gadgets and gizmos designed to astound the senses are the highlights of the SIGGRAPH 2006 computer graphics conference, which opened in Boston, US, on Monday.

Inventions on display include a toy house that appears to warp into surreal shapes, a handheld device that "pulls" a person around and a display that generates holographic illusions using scores of hidden projectors.

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