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    It's very, very impressive, but it looks a bit too good... I'm inclined to be sceptical. I didn't realise we had progressed holograms so far yet.

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    Video isn't loading I'm guessing its hosted on youtube which is being kindly blocked!

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    Yep, youtube vid. Not much to the vid really. He only shifts through some photos and makes some big, small and rotates. Tis a very cool tech and can't wait till it develops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    I didn't realise we had progressed holograms so far yet.
    I don't think we have - that just looks like a 2D see-through display to me. Snazzy, but I saw those at BETT a couple of years back - just a bit of specially-coated glass with an image projected into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechMonkey View Post
    Tis a very cool tech and can't wait till it develops.
    So make your own:

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    It's very, very impressive, but it looks a bit too good... I'm inclined to be sceptical. I didn't realise we had progressed holograms so far yet.
    Saw a conference Richard Branson gave about 3 months ago, and he wasn't even there, it was all holographic, he was walking down the middle of aisles, talking to people, wondering around the whole conference centre, all while being projected from multiple ceiling mounted projectors.

    Holographic technology is highly-advanced and very upto date, the reason we don't know too much about it, is the cost to run it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahuxham View Post
    Saw a conference Richard Branson gave about 3 months ago, and he wasn't even there, it was all holographic, he was walking down the middle of aisles, talking to people, wondering around the whole conference centre, all while being projected from multiple ceiling mounted projectors.

    Holographic technology is highly-advanced and very upto date, the reason we don't know too much about it, is the cost to run it all.
    Wow that sounds great fun, wish i was there as it sounds like it was good and very funky in technology.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahuxham View Post
    Saw a conference Richard Branson gave about 3 months ago, and he wasn't even there, it was all holographic, he was walking down the middle of aisles, talking to people, wondering around the whole conference centre, all while being projected from multiple ceiling mounted projectors.
    Like R2D2 projecting Princess Leia's recorded message to Obi Wan?

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    Holograms in the arcade, 90s style.

    Time Traveler (video game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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