AR Lightbulb Projects Interactive Images Onto Any Desk

AR Lightbulb Projects Interactive Images Onto Any Desk

The LuminAR can turn any surface into a touchscreen using a camera, projector, and computer fitted inside the socket.

Emma Hutchings
  • 3 december 2012

LuminAR is a lightbulb that can project interactive images onto a desk, turning the surface into a touchscreen. Developed by Natan Linder at the MIT Media Lab, it combines a camera, projector, and wireless computer in a compact form factor. The self-contained system offers users projected information and a gestural user interface, and it can be screwed into any standard light fixture.

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