Microsoft Research’s ‘DeLorean’ cloud gaming system can predict your next move
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Cloud gaming may sound like little more than a marketing buzzword, but the idea of running games off of powerful servers and streaming them to small boxes under your TV is incredibly promising. You wouldn’t need to buy costly new consoles every five years, and you could play any game in seconds without running to the store or downloading a massive file. And everyone would be able to enjoy some of the best graphics around. There’s only one problem: it takes time for game feeds to make it from the servers to your living room, and that delay can make cloud gaming frustrating at best and impossible at worst.
Researchers at Microsoft think they’ve come up with the solution. They’ve designed new software called “DeLorean” that predicts what…