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Holograms are finally here: Plasma lasers used to create images in mid-air

Holograms are finally here: Plasma lasers used to create images in mid-air

By 5 November 2014

Holograms have been a dream ever since Princess Leia appeared as a floating image in Star Wars. Finally it looks like we're near to reaching real holograms thanks to the Aerial Burton plasma laser display. Aerial Burton has used a plasma laser to float... >>

3D holograms that track you around for any viewing angle are here

3D holograms that track you around for any viewing angle are here

By 28 July 2014

A 3D hologram, which appears to be in a translucent case of some sort, has been created to maintain a viewing position. As you move around the floating image appears to follow you. While this could be used for futuristic advertising it was originally... >>

Could this be the world’s first 'proper' holographic smartphone? It's a 3D scanner too

Could this be the world’s first 'proper' holographic smartphone? It's a 3D scanner too

By 18 July 2014

A previously unheard of manufacturer from China is claiming that it has the world's first holographic phone. The Takee 1 uses what the company calls Smart Holographics to display in 3D and to use the camera to 3D scan. Takee's phone uses cameras to track... >>

Actual hologram projecting phones with 5,000ppi will be here next year

Actual hologram projecting phones with 5,000ppi will be here next year

By 3 June 2014

Real holograms, that float as 3D images in the air, are finally here. The company that's made the breakthrough, Ostendo, has created a hologram with its 5,000ppi projectors that it plans to fit into smartphones in the second half of 2015. The hologram... >>

We've seen the future of public displays and holograms, and they like to be touched

We've seen the future of public displays and holograms, and they like to be touched

By 28 March 2014

From 3D holograms to touchscreens that can be measured in metres, we've touched the future of public displays. Literally. At the Flux Innovation Lounge in east London, organised by Engage Productions, some of the world's most advanced displays were shown... >>

Tupac back from the dead as he performs as a hologram

Tupac back from the dead as he performs as a hologram

By 16 April 2012

Have you heard the rumour that rather than pushing up daises, hip-hop star Tupac is actually chilling with fellow slain artist Biggie in some Caribbean island?  After seeing this staggeringly realistic video of a holographic Tupac take to the stage at... >>