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MAJIC: Seamless User Boundaries

The MAJIC system [] extends the Hydra concept to address these limitations by by giving the users in a session the illusion of sitting around in a round table projected on a special curved, transparent screen. Each collaborator is assigned an arc in the screen onto which his image is projected. Behind that arc is a camera and a microphone, which capture the image/audio transmitted to him, and a speaker, which plays his audio.

An overlaid background ensures that users do not see seams between the images of their collaborators.

Prasun Dewan
Tue Jan 28 17:46:09 EST 1997