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Star Trek's Holodeck In Your Living Room

Posted on the 13 September 2012 by Gerard @presurfer
Star Trek's Holodeck In Your Living Roomimage credit Microsoft/USPTO
A newly published patent shows Microsoft potentially planning to take console gaming beyond the barriers of the TV screen by projecting a 'peripheral image' around a room, providing a 360-degree view of a virtual scene.
Microsoft's patent for an 'immersive display experience' was published by the US Patent Office last week after being filed back in early 2011. It describes a standard video game system with a connected 'environmental display' capable of projecting a panoramic image that 'appears to surround the user.'

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