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obscene X-ray goggles
For looking into places one isn't permitted to look into, or at least for imagining that one is doing so.
This device would consist of the following
A wearable normal-light camera
(A), a set of goggles with LED screens in them (B), a
wearable computer(C), software(D), and a
With the device turned "off" ("off" is
data collection only mode), B would only show a
feed from the camera. With the device turned "on", B
would show output from the computer. The output would
be generated thusly:
A would pass visual information
to C, which would use D to determine the likely
dimensions of buildings around the wearer. D would look
only at the outline of things that seem like buildings
(large rectangular planes that are connected) to try to
learn which surrounding items are buildings. This
technology has been in use for many years. D would
randomly generate a virtual environment for each
building, from a hundred or so templates including
"locker room" "bathroom" "swimming pool" "bedroom"
and so forth. The user could select a particular setting
for a particular building if so desired. D would fill the
virtual environment with CAD-created virtual people for
the user to letch upon. Please don't hurt me...
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