Digital Overlay: Why Remote Controls Are Becoming Obsolete [Future Of Entertainment]

Digital Overlay: Why Remote Controls Are Becoming Obsolete [Future Of Entertainment]

In the first week of our ten week series with IQ by Intel, we look at the rise of anywhere interfaces.

  • 14 july 2013

The Future of Entertainment series by iQ by Intel and PSFK Labs is highlighting the latest in entertainment innovation. Over the course of 10 weeks at, we are showcasing new products, services and technologies, exploring the changing face of how we consume, share and create content, and getting reactions from Intel experts.

Below, we have complied key examples of the first featured trend, Digital Overlay. These four articles

What is Digital Overlay?

Digital Overlay

We explore how the next-generation of computer interface may not exist inside a smartphone or tablet, but rather all around us using digital projection technology.

A Projected Display Turns Any Surface Into A Touchscreen


The WorldKit is a working prototype that projects interfaces onto everyday objets, allowing users to turn their coffee tables into interactive computers.

A Computer Interface Placed Onto Nearly Any Physical Object

Smarter Objects

Smarter Objects adds digital interfaces onto tangible, real-world objects that can be accessed through a smartphone or tablet display.

Interview with Selvakumar Paneer and Mike Lischke of Intel Labs

Immersive Displays

We discuss the trend of Digital Overlay with the very people from Intel Labs who are pioneering the technology. Check out Intel’s Immersive Displays demo and read about how the developers see this tech changing the way we interact with our digital content.

Stay tuned to the Future of Entertainment as next week we’ll be looking at a new trend from the theme Perfect Channel which explores how content recommendation platforms are evolving along with social platforms to give users better ways to find and share what they love.

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