Saturday, October 3, 2015

Disney Research

It's good to see this. 

Disney is still working with this kind of tech, it seems likely that we will see project Hideout. 

I've included links to Project Hideout which does use PicoP technology.

This coloring book is using software and existing hardware, so it's development would be faster than developing new hardware. 

Eureka Alert

Previous Disney Appearance Here (This absolutely does use MicroVision's PicoP) Project Hideout

From Disney Research

A coloring book and a box of crayons may give kids an early opportunity for creative expression but, next to TV and video games, coloring can sometimes seem unexciting. A coloring book app devised by Disney Research, however, can cause characters to leap from the page in 3-D glory with the help of augmented reality.

This work fits into a larger initiative at Disney Research called Augmented Creativity, which focuses on using augmented reality to enhance creative play.

"Augmented reality holds unique and promising potential to bridge between real-world activities and digital experiences, allowing users to engage their imagination and boost their creativity," said Robert W. Sumner, a principal research scientist who leads the group on animation and interactive graphics at Disney Research. 

Researchers from Disney, ETH Zurich and the Swiss university EPFL presented the augmented reality app at the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2015) in Fukuoka, Japan. Although the research work is just now being presented to scientific audiences, it has already gone through the tech transfer process, inspiring the commercial product called "Disney Color and Play" launched earlier this year by Disney Publishing Worldwide and Bendon.

Silicon Republic

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