Tony Stark’s Iron Man is virtually real thanks to UKZN boffin
A master’s graduate has delved into the world of virtual reality to bring fiction to life
When Andrew Clark’s father walked into their home with an old computer when he was a child, the technology boffin was lovestruck.
Years later, the 26-year-old is devising video games, developing mining-vehicle simulations for mines globally and has recently delved into the world of virtual reality.
Now his research for his master’s degree in computer science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which explored the viability of hand-gesture recognition for virtual reality, has opened up the possibility of humans becoming Tony Stark’s Iron Man in the future...