Revealing his latest TED video, "A Magical Tale (with Augmented Reality)" to the masses, Marco Tempest speaks on TED Blog about the reasoning behind this newest creation.
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"Magic has this unique ability to look beyond the limitations of current technology and imagine a possible future and give us a chance to experience what that future might feel like. In that sense I am like an inventor, but without the limits of what is actually possible.
In this piece I try to use magic to prototype or sandbox a possible future where 3D sensors and gestural sensing are intelligent and ubiquitous. Imagine the possibilities of a system like this for day to day communication or education. A digital storytelling tool for the future?"