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2015: The year that sci-fi becomes real

"After locking away all my recording instruments and switching to the almost prehistoric pen and paper, I had a tantalizingly brief experience of Microsoft's HoloLens system, a headset that creates a fusion of virtual images and the real world. While production HoloLens systems will be self-contained and cord-free, the developer units we used had a large compute unit worn on a neck strap and an umbilical cord for power. Production hardware will automatically measure the interpupillary distance and calibrate itself accordingly; the dev kits need this to be measured manually and punched in. The dev kits were also heavy, unwieldy, fragile, and didn't really fit on or around my glasses, making them uncomfortable to boot. But even with this clumsy hardware, the experience was nothing short of magical." ... [more inside]
posted by SpacemanStix on Jan 22, 2015 - 142 comments

So why was everything in Episode IV using CGA graphics?

Noel Rubin's Star Wars spaceship user interface design demo reel (via)
posted by prize bull octorok on Jan 25, 2014 - 27 comments

The Future of PRE-air travel

Kind of, sort of, "holograms" have been popping up on election night and (previously) have resurrected famous musicians. The next step may be the pre-boarding kiosk. The only questions that really remains is how close are we to having a time-traveling, Victorian era Guy Pearce in our midst?
posted by sendai sleep master on Aug 11, 2012 - 28 comments

All Eyez On Virtual Me

Tupac performs at Coachella 2012. (in hologram form)
posted by empath on Apr 16, 2012 - 112 comments

Reality is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so

Fermilab particle astrophysicist Craig Hogan is building a holometer to directly measure if our reality is an illusion - that is, nothing more than a hologram. [more inside]
posted by Old'n'Busted on Oct 20, 2010 - 59 comments

New Medical imaging technique

Digital camera sensor used to make direct digital holograms of blood cells
posted by vvurdsmyth on Aug 3, 2009 - 17 comments

Art with perspective

Hand-drawn holograms. [more inside]
posted by hippybear on May 2, 2009 - 20 comments

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