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Star Wars hologram phone within 5 years


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#1    UM-Bot

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 01:45 PM

A company in Poland is developing a 3D holographic communications mechanism for mobile phones.

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The company, named Leia Display Systems after the Star Wars heroine who famously appeared to Obi-Wan Kenobi in a holographic projection, is aiming to make their groundbreaking hologram communication device available to consumers within five years.

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 03:43 PM

That's fun. I'm sure there will be plenty of early adopters that will fund the next gen development. Who doesn't want a video hologram-cam on their coffee table?


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Posted 06 January 2014 - 04:31 PM

That's pretty awesome

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 09:13 PM

...and the phone only cost $100,000


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Posted 07 January 2014 - 04:48 AM

Iam sure apple will sue them saying we did it frist


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Posted 07 January 2014 - 08:17 AM

Phone sex will never be the same!


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Posted 07 January 2014 - 09:17 PM

How come every creation always come from a movie


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Posted 07 January 2014 - 09:30 PM

View PostFlyingAngel, on 07 January 2014 - 09:17 PM, said:

How come every creation always come from a movie

And/or from books by, for example, Stanislav Lem, Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein.
The reality of technology in present is always based on the science fiction of the past.

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 10:35 PM

View PostDaughter of the Nine Moons, on 06 January 2014 - 04:31 PM, said:

That's pretty awesome

"Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope"

That's fine as long as I don't have to say, "Help me AT&T, you're my only hope!"


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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:39 PM

Yes but it is saying

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The system will use a special camera on one end to record the video and a hologram generator on the other end that uses water vapor to produce a three-dimensional image
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So where does the water vapor come from ? Does phone or device hold so much water and emit  water vapor? And after X amout of time all the water is gone? How much water will it hold and for how long?

So this looks awesome , but still many questions.That article did not explain about how this hologram works.

Edited by nec207, 16 January 2014 - 09:40 PM.


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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:41 PM

Meh. As long as there's an easy toggle switch on the side. Sometimes I don't want to literally project what I do on my phone

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:56 PM

Most of science fiction becomes science fact. A lot of technology we used had some iteration in science fiction.

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 10:59 PM

View PostCalibeliever, on 06 January 2014 - 03:43 PM, said:

That's fun. I'm sure there will be plenty of early adopters that will fund the next gen development. Who doesn't want a video hologram-cam on their coffee table?
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