We seem to be fascinated by holograms or at least the promise of what they can do. Think the famous Princess Leia projection in Star Wars; holographic fashion shows in New York, Hamburg and Beijing; the massive success of synthetic pop star Hatsune Miku in Japan, or recent reports of holographic politicians in France.
The former host of "The Daily Show" was slated to appear in a series of animated shorts, but HBO has ditched the plans citing "technical issues."
Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through empty space, around corners, and even through walls. A pair of German researchers have...Show More Summary
Today’s data storage solutions have an expiration date. What’s on the horizon to replace them? The folks from SciShow take a look at some of the possible and amazing hard drive technologies of the future, including five-dimensional glass memory that can store up to 360TB per disc, holographic data storage, and DNA data storage. Show More Summary
Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi -- the future is more awesome than I expected!
True holograms – 3D images captured like photographs – are still a long way from replicating the flashy stage tricks that masquerade under the title. Although most holograms are still pretty tiny, a team from Australia's RMIT and the...Show More Summary
(RMIT University) Researchers pave way towards integration of 3-D holography into electronics like smart phones, computers and TVs, with development of nano-hologram 1,000 times thinner than a human hair.
An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday electronics like smart phones, computers and TVs.
Almost all holograms contain a recording of just a single image, but now scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have built a hologram on stretchy material that can hold several images.
J-Gundz has achieved The Singularity.
A youtube channel called Simply Naillogical claims its subscribers as "holo-sexuals" loving hologram fingernails. Or something. You might want to get a Donald Trump manicure on at least one finger before it goes out of style. Whoops too late. :D Open thread below...
Halo’s Cortana enters the real world with this internet appliance. [Jarem Archer] has built an amazing “holographic” home for Cortana of Halo and Windows fame. The display isn’t really a hologram, it uses the age-old Pepper’s ghost illusion. Show More Summary
Among this week's cornucopia of physics news: a nanofridge to help qubits keep their cool; WiFi can be used to create holograms; and CERN's new particle accelerator could help spot art forgeries. Nanofridge could keep quantum computers cool enough to...
A viral video appearing to show a park in which visitors can touch, feel, and even smell virtual animals is a hoax.
Microsoft's personal assistant, which is named after the AI sidekick in Halo, receives a holographic body.
This year at Microsoft’s developer conference Build in Seattle, mixed reality, Skype video bots, and the Cortana Skills Kit all made headlines, but the work of a Cortana fanboy is getting a lot of attention far from the convention center halls where thousands of Microsoft developers have gathered. The hologram was made by a software developer […]
This is a concept model this guy built for home use, looks like the future is now!
Usually, Cortana the personal assistant is just a disembodied voice. One Halo fan decided to take his Cortana to the next level by building a rad hologram appliance that responds to your queries. Read more...