News tagged with holograms

How do you build a holodeck?

What would it be like to step in an ordinary room and feel a gentle, computer-generated jungle breeze, with trees swaying nearby that you could touch?

Mar 05, 2013 3.4 / 5 (8) 7 | with audio podcast

Holographic diagnostics

(Phys.org) —'Smart' holograms, which are currently being tested to monitor diabetes, and could be used to monitor a wide range of medical and environmental conditions in future, have been developed by researchers.

Jan 22, 2014 5 / 5 (5) 1 | with audio podcast

Explosives prevent technology theft

Product piracy causes billions worth of damage worldwide. A combination of visible and invisible copy protection is really effective against this. Explosive embossing is an economical procedure and can be ...

Jun 25, 2009 3.6 / 5 (5) 3

Making holograms look more real

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although human vision is capable of perceiving objects in three dimensions (3D), we spend much of our day looking at two-dimensional screens. The latest televisions and monitors can trick ...

Jun 24, 2011 4 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast