Holograms You Can Manipulate With Your Hands

The future will involving interacting with objects that aren’t actually there. The 2050 World Series will be played with a holographic non-real “ball” and your grandchildren’s toys will be mere fragments of light. Via PhysOrg:

A research project at Microsoft Research Cambridge has brought forth a prototype called Holodesk, which lets you manipulate virtual objects with your hand.

11 Comments on "Holograms You Can Manipulate With Your Hands"

  1. Interesting post..like it!

  2. Interesting post..like it!

  3. I dunno, holograms always seemed like it was the next silly media tool after people were bred stupid enough to think 3d TV’s were a worthwhile endeavor.

  4. I dunno, holograms always seemed like it was the next silly media tool after people were bred stupid enough to think 3d TV’s were a worthwhile endeavor.

  5. laughing stock | Nov 8, 2011 at 10:21 pm |

    this be some cool sciences

  6. laughing stock | Nov 8, 2011 at 6:21 pm |

    this be some cool sciences

  7. Still years away from having a holodeck 

  8. Still years away from having a holodeck 

  9. Turmoil Plume | Nov 10, 2011 at 8:32 pm |

    In a few years, when we will be unable to distinguish reality from virtual reality and all hell has broken loose as a result, I hope I remember watching this video and saying to myself, “That’s pretty cool.”

  10. Turmoil Plume | Nov 10, 2011 at 4:32 pm |

    In a few years, when we will be unable to distinguish reality from virtual reality and all hell has broken loose as a result, I hope I remember watching this video and saying to myself, “That’s pretty cool.”

  11. these are all baby steps to a virtual reality you dummy.

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