Light Waves and Lasers: A Short Narrated History of Holography

Last week we brought you inside the kooky but wonderful Holographic Studios in New York City. While we were there, we learned a whole lot about the history of hologram technology. It's a sprawling story with many facets—and also lasers. » 9/16/13 4:44pm 9/16/13 4:44pm

The Art of the Hologram Is Alive in This Underground Laboratory

Holograms occupy a strange place in our visual culture. Encountering a genuinely innovative holographic image can elicit wonder and joy, yet the technology has struggled to transcend election night gimmicks and Tupac exploitation. But for those who run the Holographic Studios in NYC, creating 3D images remains an… » 9/13/13 2:00pm 9/13/13 2:00pm

HoloVizio True 3D Display Uses Voxels, No Goggles

HoloVizio may look like yet another 3D screen, but it completely changes the approach to three-dimensional displays using voxels instead of pixels. Each voxel can project multiple light beams—of different intensity and colors—in several directions, simultaneously. This means that anyone standing around the monitor will … » 6/10/08 10:00am 6/10/08 10:00am