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Date: 04/23/08 04:21 PM

39 Responses to Interactive Real-Sized Hologram Machine

  1. Profile photo of KeVsTeR2475
    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
    1843 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 3:45 pm
    Link: Interactive Real-Sized Hologram Machine - I`m not sure what practical applications this device will have, but you know the porn industry is already working on it.
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    mluther Male 13-17
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    April 23, 2008 at 4:24 pm
    not very impressive. they`re using a screen, big woop. when they can do this out of thin air i`ll be impressed (they can do it out of air but they compress the air first) i must admit though, the controls were pretty cool.
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    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
    367 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:29 pm
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    hehehenerd Male 13-17
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    April 23, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    well mluther, i think that we people today expect more, remember back then, when the first computer came out, people were amazed, i mean, come on, this is a really cool deal for a first prototype
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    Ashwindow Female 18-29
    775 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:31 pm
    yeah wasnt very interesting.. He kept doing the samething over and over agin. why not try talking to it or something...
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    BrokenJohn Male 18-29
    469 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:32 pm
    It`s just a screen with a projector, not a hologram.
  7. Profile photo of DragonWinter
    DragonWinter Female 13-17
    118 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:39 pm
    but im going to hold my breath until something truly impressive comes out.
    btw, that girl kinda looked like Natalie Portman...
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    Dagnarus Male 18-29
    134 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:39 pm
    I thought it was done using smoke, that would be cool. But if its just a screen then meh, invent something new!
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    BigBonny Male 18-29
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    April 23, 2008 at 4:41 pm
    That was kinda creepy. And again, its just a screen, so nothing majorly different.
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    vilem Male 18-29
    372 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:41 pm
    hasnt disney been doing this for years on that haunted mansion ride...and than you look in a mirror and thers a ghost right next to you !! aahh!...or is that entirely different?
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    REBELComx Male 18-29
    477 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:42 pm
    Good call Broken. This isn`t really a hologram, it`s just a projection onto a glass screen. This is similar to a Pepper`s Ghost Illusion. Like what they use for effects in Disney`s Haunted Mansion ride. The fact that it`s responding to the guy waving his hand, only means the projector is motion sensitive.
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    eladrelkce Male 30-39
    528 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:46 pm
    It would have more impressive if they used the emperor from Star Wars instead of the girl.
  13. Profile photo of Xerasia
    Xerasia Female 18-29
    1181 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:50 pm
    wow, that was awesome. awesome like cancer.
  14. Profile photo of togetec
    togetec Male 13-17
    608 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 4:53 pm
    amazing video games is an obvious application.
  15. Profile photo of The_Maddog
    The_Maddog Male 30-39
    3371 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 5:19 pm
    Porn + Gaming. the ONLY true future of the internet!
  16. Profile photo of Shiruba
    Shiruba Male 18-29
    108 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm
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    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
    2074 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 5:47 pm
    Of course...the porn industry....

    Of course.

  18. Profile photo of adilicious
    adilicious Female 13-17
    377 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 5:49 pm
    What else do they do other than make the same picture of some girl appear?
    I`m sure i took a lot of time and I wouldn`t be able to make it
    ...who cares?
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    randomness07 Female 18-29
    280 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 5:53 pm
    that wasn`t that great.
  20. Profile photo of earthshone
    earthshone Male 18-29
    1688 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    The Maddog, I believe, is onto something.
  21. Profile photo of PandaCookies
    PandaCookies Female 13-17
    118 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 6:20 pm
    Why does everything have to be photoshopped!!!!!

    They should just make human computers like in chobits so people wont be so lonely. Theyd make better companions than holograms.

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    hyeonkim0805 Male 18-29
    667 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 6:35 pm
    "Save me Obi Won Kenobi you are my only hope."
  23. Profile photo of Hitaki
    Hitaki Female 13-17
    103 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 7:14 pm
    I think people are starting to send things to IAB that they dont actually think is cool, and which will "kill the boredom bug," so to speak, hoping that people will recognize them as the "OVERLORD OF IAB!"


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    Requateer Male 13-17
    121 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm
    You know, I was hoping that the interactive hologram would`ve been more... interactive. All I saw was the image forming and dispersing. Nothing actually affected the state of the picture. And it wasn`t even an actual hologram.

    And if you think about it, even if they do make it truly interactive, when you think about all the possible reactions that the hologram would need in order to fully interact, you might as well put all that work into something tangible. I agree with PandaCookies` Chobits approach.

    Although, if that follows through, then the Porn industry would crash.

    ...And the Love Doll industry would rise like hell.

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    lizzybee16 Female 18-29
    341 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 7:24 pm
    wow, they`re making a 2D girl appear and dissapear... And I wouldn`t really call it a hologram. It`s just a really good projection
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    April 23, 2008 at 8:17 pm
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    Johnny_Blaze Male 18-29
    249 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 8:53 pm
    Imagine what you could do with that if they used it in the army.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    Whenever I saw holograms in star trek, movies etc. I always though... that would be awesome for porn. This was very unimpressive. But that`s just me. *sigh* I guess they did a good job. Keep up the good work, hologram - light - engineers.
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    Hucky0 Male 13-17
    131 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 10:03 pm
    Why do I get the chilling feeling that this will be taken so far it`ll SOMEhow get someone killed!?
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    Ceebs119 Male 18-29
    42 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm
    well at least they got the porn music down already.
  31. Profile photo of vicious_liar
    vicious_liar Male 13-17
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    April 23, 2008 at 10:37 pm
    Ah well it`s not really a hologram because it`s only 2d :P
    Would be fun though.
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    xBLiTZKRiEGx Male 13-17
    92 posts
    April 23, 2008 at 11:26 pm
    useful for doctors, for looking at x-rays and MRIS of a full body.
  33. Profile photo of matt1119
    matt1119 Male 18-29
    370 posts
    April 24, 2008 at 2:05 am
    that doesnt even beat what the gorillaz did on stage years ago
  34. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    April 24, 2008 at 4:02 am
    Not a hologram. FFS, please quit calling every effing 2D glass screen projection a hologram.
  35. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    April 24, 2008 at 4:19 am
    Reminds me of the Illusionist with Edward Norton.
  36. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4683 posts
    April 24, 2008 at 6:25 am
    Wasn`t even a hologram. I call fake on this one, or at least not a real hologram.
  37. Profile photo of VikingGuy
    VikingGuy Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    April 24, 2008 at 1:37 pm
    now if they can do this for thin air and make the hologram solid and realistic(like star trek style)then me want.
  38. Profile photo of unintrasting
    unintrasting Female 18-29
    1121 posts
    April 24, 2008 at 1:57 pm
    It would be better if she did something.
  39. Profile photo of Subushie
    Subushie Male 18-29
    1646 posts
    October 20, 2009 at 2:08 pm
    this isnt a hologram. a hologram is something projected onto space... hence the name HOLOgram

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