Video: Virtual Idol Hatsune Miku Pops Up As Hologram On 3D Table-Top Display

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Do you remember the fvision, the amazing 3D tabletop display that we’ve shown you last year? Thanks to 96 projectors arranged in a circle, the device produces 3D images that multiple viewers can see from different angles – no glass case, 3D glasses or other extra equipment needed. And now the NICT, Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, found a way to showcase their technology in a way that’s more appealing to the general public.

Instead of displaying a cute yellow baby duck like last year, the NICT decided to use their fvision to produce a moving 3D hologram of Hatsune Miku, Japan’s most famous “virtual idol”. The hologram is just 5cm high, but it’s actually very cool.

This video shows the Hatsune Miku hologram in action (in Japanese):