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The Princess Leia Project is turning Star Wars holograms into science | The Princess Leia Project is turning Star Wars holograms into science

The Princess Leia Project is turning Star Wars holograms into science | The Princess Leia Project is turning Star Wars holograms into science | From 3D to Holography | Scoop.it
No Star Wars fan will ever forget the scene in which R2D2 projects a hologram image of a glowing blue Princess Leia desperate for help from Obi-Wan. The fiction didn’t exactly translate to science. Holograms were thought to be something that would stay in a sci-fi galaxy far, far away—until now.
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Holograms Aren't The Stuff of Science Fiction Anymore

The world seems to be full of illusions—and we’re not talking about fake news from Macedonia. Holograms appear to be all around us now. Long-dead rapper Tupac Shakur showed up at the 2012 edition of the Coachella music festival. Microsoft’s HoloLens seems akin to a wearables version of Star Trek’s holodeck, allowing its user to …
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No-logram is a new kind of hologram | Techinel

For this spectacular video projection that seems to float in the air, you do not need special glasses or projection surfaces.No-logram hologram
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Holovect: Holographic Vector Display

Jaime Ruiz-Avila is raising funds for Holovect: Holographic Vector Display on Kickstarter!

World's first desktop holographic display. It draws objects in air with light.
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This is a successful kick-starter project from last year, so it will be interesting to see how this evolves.

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Why Don't We Have Princess Leia Holograms Yet?

Why Don't We Have Princess Leia Holograms Yet? | From 3D to Holography | Scoop.it
Researchers continue to chase down the sci-fi holy grail of genuine free-standing holograms — and they're getting pretty close. One obstacle: Current computing systems just aren't up to it.
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