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Posted: 11/20/2003 10:39:37 AM EDT
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 10:40:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/20/2003 10:41:29 AM EDT by Zaphod]
"Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi! You're my only hope!"


Sorry.... Couldn't resist!
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 10:54:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
"Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi! You're my only hope!"


Sorry.... Couldn't resist!



You've got that right. It won't be long before we are watching holographic 3D images of everything from television to telephone conversations. The images will look as real as any solid object. Can you say "Holodeck"?
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 10:54:19 AM EDT
Imagine the fun one could have making " visions " appear to primitives.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 10:57:30 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Sukebe:
You've got that right. It won't be long before we are watching holographic 3D images of everything from television to telephone conversations. The images will look as real as any solid object. Can you say "Holodeck"?



When they can make the projection solid, I'll be bowled over (of course, by then I'll likely be DEAD, but what the hey...)

If holodecks are ever created, you won't have to worry about drugs. People will disappear into them for years.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:03:53 AM EDT

Originally Posted By shotar:
Imagine the fun one could have making " visions " appear to primitives.




Hey boys and girls, tired of starting the same ol' Cargo Cults???? Ever thought of being your own GOD??? Wellll then this just might be for YOU!!!!!
C'mon folks, let's have some fun with the natives!
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:05:57 AM EDT
No, no, no!

We would NEVER violate the Prime Directive!
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:07:43 AM EDT
Great.
I wonder what the "secret sauce" that they'll expect you to breathe will be? One fart and the picture is ruined for 30 minutes.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:09:46 AM EDT
I have seen articles on this before, but untill I see one or they come clean with a explination of how they are doing it I will remain skeptical.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:13:01 AM EDT
hmmm, will the image still be 2D, or have they added depth to make it 3D?

...3D would be sweet.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:24:55 AM EDT
Hmm you don't have a link so I'm not sure if this is the same thing... but the one I've seen blows out a thin stream of some fog-like substance and projects the image onto it. So yeah the image "floats" there... the secret is how to get the fog to stream out as a thin laminate flow.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:26:57 AM EDT
Hmmmm, that's sorta gay.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:28:00 AM EDT
Ok. Nobody breath!
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 11:37:58 AM EDT
Don't take the brown acid.
Link Posted: 11/20/2003 2:42:36 PM EDT
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