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Star Trek-like device beams life-sized holograms

A Queen’s University researcher has created a device that transmits life-sized 3-D holograms, allowing people in different locations to video conference while virtually standing in front of each other. “Why Skype when you can talk to a life-sized 3-D holographic image of another person?” said professor Roel Vertegaal, director of the Human Media Lab at Queen’s. 

Full Story: Globe and Mail

Posted at 5:31pm and tagged with: tech, technology, user interface,.

Star Trek-like device beams life-sized holograms


A Queen’s University researcher has created a device that transmits life-sized 3-D holograms, allowing people in different locations to video conference while virtually standing in front of each other. “Why Skype when you can talk to a life-sized 3-D holographic image of another person?” said professor Roel Vertegaal, director of the Human Media Lab at Queen’s. 

Full Story: Globe and Mail
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    this is so cool.
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    Thats kinda scary. I dont trust holograms. I think it’s conditioning to get us used to seeing 3D images in our homes....
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    You still can’t hug a hologram, but this is cool!
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    Dispositivo simil-Viaje a las Estrellas emite hologramas mediante rayos a tamaño natural
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    Holoskype?
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