Microsoft Illumiroom Immersive Gaming System — New Video and Research Paper

Back in January, Microsoft Research revealed an interesting project called Illumiroom. The system, which uses a Kinect and commodity projector, scans the environment around your TV and uses the info collected to intelligently project extra info around the TV with the goal of creating a more immersive gaming experience. Back then we only got a teaser of the tech -- now Microsoft has made public a more detailed account of the system's capabilities and a full paper detailing the techniques. … Read the full article …

Microsoft Reveals IllumiRoom, A Projector-based System for Immersive Gaming

At CES this week, Microsoft has revealed a research project called IllumiRoom. The system combines a Kinect with a projector to scan your TV room and show content that extends beyond your TV. The goal is to create a more immersive gaming experience by adding peripheral information. The IllumiRoom appears very similar to a patent application recently filed by Microsoft. … Read the full article …