Sony Future Lab, which is basically an R&D section designed to bring in products of the future. Sony proved that it is ahead of the competition, because Future Lab has just introduced its latest innovation which is a next-generation projector that has the capability to turn any flat surface into a touchscreen.
During SXSW, Sony showed its own prototype projector which can not only transforms a flat surface into a touchscreen, but also able to see what has been placed on the table, and will provide you with basic information about it thanks to its depth sensor.
According to The Verge, some of the examples of this includes placing objects like cups, in which the projector was able to detect that said object and was also able to determine how deep that cup is. Sony’s latest prototype is capable of recognizing books and transform those books into interactive versions filled with drawings and animations. Where novels and other books are expected to be boring and lifeless to some of the crowd, can now become a source of entertainment.
Sony has not given any announcement date when its projector will be available for the public.