Wednesday, July 11, 2012

MIT’s Media Lab Brings Watching Movies at Home to a Whole New, Immersive Level

The software, called Infinity-by-Nine, is able to detect scene changes based on pixel position and velocity, among other factors, and then extend those changes onto side screens through ceiling-mounted projectors. Through their research, the duo found:
Viewers report that immersion in the synthetic light field adds to their sense of inclusion in the story universe, which suggests that expanding the technology from the home theater to the full cinema experience will create a deep feeling of narrative participation.