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  • Nettlebox Is A $28,000 Hologram Rig That Lets You View Real-Time 3D From All Angles

    Nettlebox Is A $28,000 Hologram Rig That Lets You View Real-Time 3D From All Angles

    Russian startup Nettle, which is based in the Skolkovo Tech City area, is showing off a $28,000 holographic gaming set-up at TechCrunch Disrupt SF's hardware alley. The Nettlebox rig consists of a 3D plasma display, with four fisheye lens infrared cameras sited at the corners to track the position of the gamer -- who wears a pair of 3D glasses with two infrared lights on board. Read More

  • Video: A touchable hologram

    The Star Trek Enterprise’s holideck is now one tiny step closer to becoming a reality. Check out the video above to see an interactive holigram that can provide quasi-tactical feedback using ultrasonic waves. Now it’s just a matter of time now before we’re playing cowboys and indians with Data and Geordi La Forge. Read More

  • Sasquatch Lives!

    Sasquatch Lives!

    Remember those holograms we saw during the presidential election? It was just like the hologram of Princess Leia that R2D2 shows to old Ben Kenobi, except suckier. I bet you wished, like I did, that you could make your own cool holograms, but with Sasquatch, right? Your dreams have been answered, thanks to LivingSasquatch.com! Read More

  • New technology makes it possible to view 3D color holograms of moving objects

    New technology makes it possible to view 3D color holograms of moving objects

    Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has developed a new 3D electronic holography production technology doing away with lasers or darkrooms. Based on integral photography, moving objects can be taken on video under normal lighting conditions with a fly-eye lens and then be displayed as color holograms. Conventional holography techniques require… Read More

  • RFID tag with hologram to prevent costly counterfeiting

    [photopress:hrfid.jpg,full,center] Hitachi and Toppan (no idea who Toppan is, either) have developed an RFID tag that has a hologram on it, which is designed to make merchandise theft as hard as possible. The RFID tag’s signals are encrypted, which should eliminate the threat of a miscreant hanging around and capturing and cracking the tag. As for the hologram, it’s supposedly… Read More

  • Konica Minolta Shows Off New Holographic HUD

    Konica Minolta Shows Off New Holographic HUD

    Konica Minolta has been getting its Star Trek on at Ceatec. Today, they showed off their new light-weight holographic wearable display. The idea is that people can watch TV or read a book while they do other things, like living. Right now, it’s just a prototype and they’re still looking for a niche market to push this thing toward. It’s just a pair of glasses with an attachment… Read More