Question of the Day: Was CNN's Hologram Stupid or Cool?

If you tuned into CNN's election coverage last night, you probably saw their new fangled hologram technology » 11/05/08 5:00pm 11/05/08 5:00pm being used to pull up data and conduct interviews. Sure, it was a gimmick-and-a-half—but it was interesting at least. Plus, as far as I could tell, the complicated system was pretty much glitch-free (Fox News,…

How the CNN Holographic Interview System Works

CNN's holographic election coverage » 11/04/08 10:08pm 11/04/08 10:08pm is fancy pantsy, but how did they manage to send 3D 360 degree footage of virtual correspondent Jessica Yellin from Chicago all the way to the station's election center in NY? As , Magic. A magic made possible from technology Vizrt and SportVu with the help of forty-four HD…