There are many methods to implement virtual reality, augmented reality or mixed reality. Disney Research has devised a new one, which is probably less for the living room than for displays and experiments in parks.
The Magic Bench is a bench where you can interact with animated characters, while you can see the action on a – the best gigantic screen. This is to solve the problem that VR usually takes place under a pair of glasses and one feels there something alone. Very playfully the environment is sensed by sensors and the bench supports the experience then also with various engines, which can imagine that just an elephant with quite a lot next to a has set.
For some reason, it reminds us a bit of a much more modern high-tech version of the good old Wii. It can be imagined, that someone soon times a similar technology in a console purefriemelt.