Friday, November 07, 2008

Was that a real hologram on CNN?

Live Science reports:
A live hologram-like presentation of reporter Jessica Yellin was used in election coverage on CNN. Yellin was in Chicago covering the Obama campaign, and CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer was back in the studio. The CNN special effect is not a hologram. A true hologram is a technique that gathers laser light scattered from an object, and then presents it in a way that appears truly three-dimensional. Even though this is not a true hologram, the technique does show a three-dimensional simulacrum of a person. READ MORE