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Responsive 3D Holograms

The 'Fairy Lights' 3D Holograms' Behavior is Influenced By Human Touch

— December 11, 2015 — Tech
A group of researchers hailing from Tsukuba University in Japan have invented futuristic 3D holograms that are capable of responding to a human's touch.

These holograms, dubbed Fairy Lights, are small in size and measure a volume no greater than one cubic centimeter. They use what are known as femtosecond lasers, which are capable of provoking physical matter in order to emit 3D light. The holograms make use of lasers in a completely innovative manner to make this possible.

This 3D hologram technology is the stuff of science fiction, and can be used to eventually create holograms that humans are able to physically interact with. The technology could be used for high-tech instruction in the medical field, or could be used to project technical instruments such as computer keyboards into space, just like in the Matrix movies.







Trend Themes
1. Interactive 3D Holograms - The ability to physically interact with holograms opens up opportunities for new interactive experiences in industries like education and entertainment.
2. Femtosecond Laser Technology - The use of femtosecond lasers to emit 3D light could have disruptive innovation potential in fields like advertising and architecture where unique visual experiences are prized.
3. Miniature Hologram Technology - The small size of Fairy Lights holograms could have a significant impact in industries like security and manufacturing, where small, portable holographic displays could offer a new level of convenience and flexibility.
Industry Implications
1. Education - The ability to create interactive holograms that respond to human touch could revolutionize the way students learn and interact with complex material.
2. Entertainment - The potential for physical interaction with holograms has the potential to transform the entertainment industry by offering audiences new and more immersive experiences.
3. Advertising - The innovative use of femtosecond lasers to create holographic displays may be a game changer for marketers looking for new and captivating ways to grab customers' attention.
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