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WATCH: The Bristol business that uses sound waves so you can control things by feel... without touching!

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Written by: Admin | Posted 07 April 2015 17:20

It's a lot to get your head around. Bristol business Ultrahaptics developed amazing technology that means you can feel without touching.

It uses ultrasound, like that used to produce pictures of unborn babies in the womb. But the company, based at the Engine Shed business centre in Temple Meads, thinks it could be the next big thing.

It recently secured six figure funding to help it find applications for the technology, which could be a step towards Minority Report-style control or images and objects by moving your hands but without making physical contact with anything more than sound waves.

It's a lot to get your head around. Co-founder Tom Carter explained it in his own words to CNN's Make, Create and Innovate show. Watch the results below.

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