Experiencing live action of favorable performances in music, sport, or theater gives us sensations which differ to recorded ones. However, the opportunity to enjoy this kind of amusement does not come as easy as ABC. Live action tends to cost us a fortune due to numerous aspects which have to be fulfilled. Therefore, live performances of music concert, sport championship, and Broadway remain prestigious for some people. Fortunately, a technology which can provide us near experience to the pricey way has been on its way, a technology that finally reduces the gap of the performer to the fans. This technology emerges in the form of 3d holographic display.
This ‘trick’ enables the user to manipulate one’s presence using reflective objects through a technique which is widely known as Pepper’s ghost. Pepper’s ghost is considered to be the basic idea of today’s 3d holographic display technology. The manipulated object is created from the reflection from a hidden space that is ‘floating’ in the other space which is visible to people to see. In the other words, this technique means projecting a faint presence, which can explain the term ghost, into a specific space through reflecting objects. As time goes, this trick is developed into more complex term using electronic devices and laser projector. The example we can see is the resurrection of Michael Jackson on stage which is based on recorded action that is casted on stage. Up until now, there are similar terms which adopted the system from Pepper’s Ghost; Presenting absent being through devices can be in many forms. Eliminating the space between one place to another comes up as the solution to relish entertainment world. 3d holographic display is developed in numerous forms.
Regarding the advancement of smartphone as the technology which is inseparable to our daily activities, enjoying a 3d holographic display has come to be affordable for smartphone users. The holographic prism is invented to make contents in smartphone pop up into 3d viewing angle. The prism is made of reflective materials which allow the content on the smartphone is casted inside the prism and makes it look like it is real in some perspectives.
Octagon studio is pleased to announce that we are on the way to make 3d holographic technology affordable to use along with our remaining AR products. We are about to launch our latest upcoming product which allows you to enhance the presences of Octagon AR characters. The HoloPrism is an Octagon Studio interactive Augmented Reality creation. This holographic add-on allows you to project characters from the Octagon Studio Augmented Reality Flashcard series into the real world in 360? viewing angle.