IllumiShare

by Mick

Described at a recent Microsoft TechForum, IllumiShare is a low-cost peripheral device that looks like a desk lamp and enables users to create a space which can be shared remotely.

See this and other projects mentioned at

https://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2012/feb12/02-27TechForum.mspx

It consists of a camera and micro-projector: the camera captures video of the local workspace and sends it to the remote space and the projector projects video of the remote workspace onto the local space enabling real-time interaction between remote users.

( Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewmw8fUTa0Y )

Useful Links

https://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/illumishare/default.aspx