Disney has invented entirely new kind of books. The patented animated books use an integrated projector to provide a more immersive experience to the readers.
The books include a number of physical pages. Further, one or more projectors are embedded in the rear cover of the book. The projectors project light based on the page opened by the user.
Users can interact with the content using voice or touch based inputs.
For example, the elf is projected by the projector on this page.
When user touches the page, the projector shifts the projection of elf accordingly.
Publication number: US 9285660
Patent Title: Animated document using an integrated projector
Publication date: 15 Mar 2016
Filing date: 11 Sep 2013
Inventors: Eric C. Haseltine; Katie M. Bassett;
Original Assignee: Disney Enterprises, Inc.