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Oct 20, 2023

Hologram Zoo Is Real And Signals The Future

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, holograms, mobile phones

The number of Star Trek sci-fi technology that ultimately became real-life tech never ceases to amaze. The series inspired the development of touchscreens, communicators became mobile phones, PAADs became tablets, replicators became 3D printing, and now holodecks are becoming virtual and augmented realities (VRs and ARs). And while fully immersive environments like the holodeck still remain in the realm of sci-fi, a recent report from BBC on a hologram zoo indicates that the future isn’t so far-fetched when it comes to immersive holographic.

The holograms use a new depth technology that not only makes the animals seem big but makes them visible as 3D objects rather than suspended 2D images.

According to the report, the visitors of Australia’s Hologram Zoo, which opened earlier this year, can dodge stampeding elephants, peer into the gaping jaws of a hippopotamus, pet-friendly giraffes, and witness more than 50 lifelike displays from dinosaurs to gorillas—all crafted from concentrated beams of light.

Oct 20, 2023

Why a ‘hologram revolution’ could be on the way

Posted by in category: holograms

Holograms are getting better and cheaper and some think soon they will be everywhere.

Sep 8, 2023

WiMi Developed Metasurface Eyepiece for Augmented Reality with Ultra-wide FOV

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, holograms, nanotechnology, virtual reality

Metalens for AR and VR.

BEIJING, Sept. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — WiMi Hologram Cloud Inc. (NASDAQ: WIMI) (“WiMi” or the “Company”), a leading global Hologram Augmented Reality (“AR”) Technology provider, today announced that a metasurface eyepiece for augmented reality has been developed, which is based on metasurfaces composed of artificially fabricated subwavelength structures. The metasurface eyepiece employs a special optical design and engineered anisotropic optical response to achieve an ultra-wide field of view(FOV), full-color imaging, and high-resolution near-eye display.

At the heart of the WiMi’s metalens are see-through metalens with a high numerical aperture(NA), a large area and broadband characteristics. Its anisotropic optical response allows it to perform two different optical functions simultaneously. First, it can image virtual information, acting as an imaging lens for virtual information. Second, it can transmit light, serving as a transparent glass for viewing a real-world scene. This design allows the transparent metalens to be placed directly in front of the eye without the need for additional optics, resulting in a wider FOV.

Fabrication of metalens is done using nanoimprinting technology, which is capable of fabricating large-area metalens with sub-wavelength structures. First, a mould or template with the desired structure is prepared. Then, the mould or template is contacted with a transparent substrate and the nanoscale structure is transferred by applying pressure and temperature. Through this nanoimprinting process, the subwavelength structure of the metalens is successfully replicated onto the transparent substrate, resulting in the formation of the metalens.

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Aug 18, 2023

UCLA Researchers Introduce GedankenNet: A Self-Supervised AI Model That Learns From Physics Laws and Thought Experiments Advancing Computational Imaging

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, holograms, information science, robotics/AI

Recent advancements in deep learning have significantly impacted computational imaging, microscopy, and holography-related fields. These technologies have applications in diverse areas, such as biomedical imaging, sensing, diagnostics, and 3D displays. Deep learning models have demonstrated remarkable flexibility and effectiveness in tasks like image translation, enhancement, super-resolution, denoising, and virtual staining. They have been successfully applied across various imaging modalities, including bright-field and fluorescence microscopy; deep learning’s integration is reshaping our understanding and capabilities in visualizing the intricate world at microscopic scales.

In computational imaging, prevailing techniques predominantly employ supervised learning models, necessitating substantial datasets with annotations or ground-truth experimental images. These models often rely on labeled training data acquired through various methods, such as classical algorithms or registered image pairs from different imaging modalities. However, these approaches have limitations, including the laborious acquisition, alignment, and preprocessing of training images and the potential introduction of inference bias. Despite efforts to address these challenges through unsupervised and self-supervised learning, the dependence on experimental measurements or sample labels persists. While some attempts have used labeled simulated data for training, accurately representing experimental sample distributions remains complex and requires prior knowledge of sample features and imaging setups.

To address these inherent issues, researchers from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering introduced an innovative approach named GedankenNet, which, on the other hand, presents a revolutionary self-supervised learning framework. This approach eliminates the need for labeled or experimental training data and any resemblance to real-world samples. By training based on physics consistency and artificial random images, GedankenNet overcomes the challenges posed by existing methods. It establishes a new paradigm in hologram reconstruction, offering a promising solution to the limitations of supervised learning approaches commonly utilized in various microscopy, holography, and computational imaging tasks.

Aug 16, 2023

Transparent Holographic video glass wall by Glimm

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, computing, holograms

Transparent Holographic video glass wall with 4k resolution.
Glimm has made for one of her clients a transparent video wall called as well holographic video wall indoor with holographic content and video s for indoor location.
The video wall exist of 8 panels of 55 inch TOLED displays which we have combined all together and hide the transformers and graphic cards in a small aluminium frame.
The resolution is 4K and the display is of glass in the glass.
Technology explaining :
TOLED stands for Transparent Organic Light-Emitting Diode. It is a display technology that combines the benefits of both OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) and transparent displays.
In TOLED, each pixel of the display consists of a thin layer of organic materials that emit light when an electric current passes through them. These organic materials are sandwiched between transparent electrodes, typically made of indium tin oxide (ITO), which allow light to pass through.
One of the key advantages of TOLED is its transparency. When the display is not actively emitting light, it appears transparent, allowing users to see through it. This property makes TOLED suitable for applications where transparency is desired, such as in heads-up displays, smart windows, or augmented reality devices or in retail designs, advertisement or create a large TOLED video wall or Hologram 2D 3D.
TOLED also offers the benefits of OLED technology, including high contrast ratios, wide viewing angles, and fast response times. The organic materials used in TOLED displays can emit light directly, eliminating the need for a separate back lighting system, which contributes to their thin and lightweight design.
Besides the Transparent OLED technology we produce as well Transparent LED displays or Transparent LCD displays.
How to combine TOLED displays together?
1. Ensure compatibility: Make sure the Transparent OLED displays you are using are compatible with each other in terms of resolution, interface, and electrical requirements.
2. Physical alignment: Align the displays physically to create a larger display area. This typically involves arranging the displays side by side or in a grid formation. Use appropriate mounting brackets or frames to secure them in place.
3. Connection: Connect the displays together using the necessary cables or connectors. The specific connection method depends on the interface supported by the TOLED displays. Common interfaces include HDMI, Display Port, or other proprietary interfaces.
4. Synchronization: If required, synchronize the displays to ensure coordinated content across all the panels. This may involve configuring the displays through software or hardware synchronization methods. Consult the manufacturer’s instructions or documentation for guidance on synchronization options.
5. Display control: Depending on the setup and software capabilities, you may need to adjust display settings, such as resolution, refresh rate, or color calibration, to optimize the combined TOLED display.
6. Content management: Use appropriate software or programming techniques to distribute and display content across the combined TOLED displays. This could involve treating them as a single large display or as individual screens, depending on your requirements.

By following these steps, you can effectively combine multiple TOLED displays to create a larger and visually cohesive display area.

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Aug 8, 2023

This Startup Can Turn Almost Anything Into a Hyper-Realistic Hologram

Posted by in category: holograms

The company’s 3D displays have successfully ‘holoported’ products, court witnesses, and even Captain Kirk from one place to another.

Aug 1, 2023

The Universe May Be a Hologram, Meaning Our Entire Reality Could Be an Illusion

Posted by in categories: cosmology, holograms, mathematics


This holographic concept could explain a mystery about black holes, but the math may not represent reality.

Jul 9, 2023

Wearable Sensors that Detect Gas Leaks

Posted by in categories: chemistry, health, holograms, military, wearables

Gas accidents such as toxic gas leakage in factories, carbon monoxide leakage of boilers, or toxic gas suffocation during manhole cleaning continue to claim lives and cause injuries. Developing a sensor that can quickly detect toxic gases or biochemicals is still an important issue in public health, environmental monitoring, and military sectors. Recently, a research team at POSTECH has developed an inexpensive, ultra-compact wearable hologram sensor that immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.

[Professor Junsuk Rho’s research team at POSTECH develops wearable gas sensors that display instantaneous visual holographic alarm.].

May 19, 2023

Tensor Holography MIT Student creates AI learning advancing Holograms

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical, holograms, media & arts, mobile phones, robotics/AI, virtual reality

From 2021

A new method called tensor holography could enable the creation of holograms for virtual reality, 3D printing, medical imaging, and more — and it can run on a smartphone.

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Apr 10, 2023

New method for producing realistic holograms could enhance virtual reality

Posted by in categories: holograms, virtual reality

The novel optical hologram creating method is three orders of magnitude better than the current ways.

Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China have developed a new method for creating realistic 3D holographic projections, which is three orders of magnitude better than the current state-of-the-art technology.

The study on the ultrahigh-density method for producing realistic holograms was published in the peer-reviewed journal Optica. Led by Lei Gong, the team developed a new approach to holography that overcame some of the long-standing limitations of current digital holographic techniques.

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