“If everything moves along and there are no major catastrophes we’re basically headed towards holograms,” filmmaker Martin Scorsese said in 2011 while promoting his 3D movie “Hugo.”
Well, here we are. Recently, I had a hologram of myself made at Avatar Dimension, which captures realistic 3D images and video in its volumetric studio in northern Virginia and transforms those into holograms.
Avatar Dimension focuses on corporate and government clients, many looking for holographic video-based training and education programs. “We have seen pent-up demand for more realistic avatars for more effective training in defense, government, and enterprise,” futurist Cathy Hackl, who is Avatar Dimension’s vice president of strategic growth and partnerships, told USA TODAY.
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