Red is making big promises with its upcoming Hydrogen One phone, chief of which is the device’s supposedly holographic display. Can the camera maker deliver?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2018
High-end camera company RED has opened preorders for the Hydrogen One, a smartphone with a holographic display. The device has a price tag of $1,200 for its aluminum version and $1,600 for its titanium version.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2017
Mattel is trying to keep up with the times by coming up with a toy that displays Barbie in a holographic effect. The toy will be making its launch this fall.
Gadgets February 19, 2017
Startup group Looking Glass has come up with a holographic structure named Volume. The personal volumetric display provides 3D content without the glasses.
Gadgets September 30, 2016
Microsoft launches its holographic storytelling app called Actiongram with the help of George Takei, the original 'Star Trek's' 'Mr. Sulu.' Actiongram has a selection of scalable holographic characters that include a unicorn and Abraham Lincoln.
Apps/Software September 14, 2016
There’s the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ soundtrack on vinyl and there’s the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ soundtrack on holographic vinyl. Get yourself the latter for a rare treat!
Geek May 27, 2016
Amazon could be looking into a headset-free augmented reality implementation. Instead of wearing head mounts, Amazon envisions generating a digital environment within a room.
FUTURE TECH December 7, 2015
Researchers in South Korea have claimed the creation of the world's first true 3D hologram. The research was conducted by a consortium of 16 companies, with LG leading the development.
Gadgets December 3, 2015
Japanese researchers recently created touchable holograms through femtosecond laser technology. Their venture appeared to succeed where other laser technologies failed and burned human skin upon contact.
December 1, 2015
Volvo and Microsoft announced they will use HoloLens to design and sell the safest cars in the world. This video showed how HoloLens, the holographic computer, gives clients an augmented reality view of their future car.
FUTURE TECH November 20, 2015
One of J-Pop's biggest stars has just announced a U.S.- and Canada-based tour — but there's a slightly holographic twist. To some, Hatsune Miku is not considered real in the first place.
Movies/TV Shows November 16, 2015
Researchers at Queens University are developing a real-life augmented reality system that will enable users to physically interact with data through different types of drones.
Gadgets November 6, 2015
Mercedes-Benz's latest concept car, the Vision Tokyo, is an autonomous entertainment pod on wheels. Without a permanent driver's seat, the Vision Tokyo is all about the ride and not the drive.
FUTURE TECH October 28, 2015
Even though they have been deceased for years, the legendary comics' jokes will live on via these recreated holograms.
October 23, 2015
Google published a patent for technology that would place holograms over the real world through Google Glass. The patent adds more context to Google's investment in Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup company.
Wearable Tech October 5, 2015
Much like the digital resurrection of Tupac Shakur at Coachella 2012, Greek billionaire Alki David is teaming up with the Whitney Houston estate with his hologram-creating company HologramUSA to create a holographic likeness of the late diva — and to bring a posthumous performance to fans worldwide.
Movies/TV Shows September 11, 2015
Samsung is exploring holographic icons for a future smartphone, and there's a reason the holograms would only be the size of icons.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 12, 2015
Indiana police shut down a hologram performance by controversial rapper Chief Keef at Craze Fest, after the city deemed the rapper could not appear at the festival, even in digital form.
July 27, 2015
Microsoft is granting major bucks and full use of a HoloLens kit to a few lucky candidates - and with it will hopefully showcase the ways in which it will affect the future.
Gadgets July 6, 2015
Japanese researchers have developed a floating, laser-based display you can touch.
Gadgets June 29, 2015
A new Kickstarter page has been created for a tabletop device that turns digital media like images into 3D holograms. The campaign has more than doubled its $40,000 goal in only a few hours.
Gadgets June 10, 2015
Stephen Hawking, who appeared as a hologram in a recent talk at the Sydney Opera House, told the audience that One Direction's Zayn Malik could still be in the band—only in a parallel universe.
Movies/TV Shows April 28, 2015
Our 3D universe may be a hologram with just two spatial dimensions, according to a new mathematical analysis. Are we all living in Flatland?
Space April 27, 2015
Researchers from the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia have created a new way of making 3D holographic displays by tapping graphene to build a 3D pop-up.
April 23, 2015
A new device allows one to touch and feel 3D shapes that are suspended in the air. How is this possible?
December 4, 2014
Julian Assange, the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks that has been under political asylum for two years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, attended The Nantucket Project as a full hologram.
Internet September 30, 2014
An experiment by the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory might lead to a new understanding of our Universe and even determine that we're living in a 2-D hologram.
Geek August 27, 2014
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