Disney patents animated physical books

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.

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Users can interact with the content using voice or touch based inputs.

For example, the elf is projected by the projector on this page.
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When user touches the page, the projector shifts the projection of elf accordingly.
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Patent Information
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.