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Hologram Entertainment Center
« on: July 05, 2016, 11:14:58 am »
Woah, is that real? O.O



Apparently it's in Australia and opened on June 4th. It reminds me of virtual reality but with holograms.

I am skeptical though because the video author disabled ratings and comments.
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Re: Hologram Entertainment Center
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2016, 12:30:39 pm »
It looks like they're just projecting images on all walls and use 3D glasses to give those images depth. Technology like that already exists quite long, but as far as I know, it never has been used commercially until now. They're not really holograms though.

It looks interesting, but I doubt that the quality will be comparable to VR.

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Re: Hologram Entertainment Center
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2016, 08:49:19 pm »
I guess the video is misleading then. But it seemed like the person could sometimes hold holographic objects? And yeah I doubt it will ever match VR.
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Re: Hologram Entertainment Center
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2016, 01:25:02 pm »
I think the HoloLens works somewhere close to that, but I can't see the video. D:
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Re: Hologram Entertainment Center
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2016, 01:34:09 pm »
I think the HoloLens works somewhere close to that, but I can't see the video. D:

I think the youtube embedder plugin is just acting weird. If you quote his post, you can see the link:


I guess the video is misleading then. But it seemed like the person could sometimes hold holographic objects? And yeah I doubt it will ever match VR.
I think it just uses the 3D screens, a tracked controller and head tracking to make the objects appear in the same position as the controller. Unlike actual holograms, this would also mean that only 1 person can view everything correctly.

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Re: Hologram Entertainment Center
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2016, 08:23:40 pm »
Yeah I think Youtu.be SSL certificate is invalid, which is why browsers block the embedded video. The full URL is fine.
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