Early Holdeck Level Real Life Holographic Videos

BYU’s holography research group has can create holographic lightsaber battles and spaceship battles of the Starship Enterprise and a Klingon Battle Cruiser that incorporate photon torpedoes launching and striking the enemy vessel that you can see with the naked eye. The researchers believe they will be able to create immersive holographic video that surrounds the …

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Ultrahigh-res OLED Displays With Over 10,000 Pixels Per Inch

Stanford researchers and collaborators in Korea have developed a new architecture for OLED – organic light-emitting diode – displays that could enable televisions, smartphones and virtual or augmented reality devices with resolutions of up to 10,000 pixels per inch (PPI). Resolutions of new smartphones are around 400 to 500 PPI. This technology was adapted from …

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Scientific Progress to Touchable Holograms and Real Holodecks

H-Reality is a team creating touchable holograms. This will be the next generation of haptic controllers for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. They are commercial leaders in ultrasonic non-contact haptics, state-of-the-art vibrotactile actuators, novel mathematical and tribological modeling of the skin and mechanics of touch, and experts in the psychophysical rendering of sensation. Early applications …

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Google Takes Us Closer to Star Trek Holodecks with Light Field Video

Google is taking immersive media technology to the next level, showing a practical system for light field video. Wide field of view scenes can be recorded and played back with the ability to move around within the video after it has been captured, revealing new perspectives. Developed by a team of leading research scientists and …

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What is the New Future After the Pandemic Has Reshaped Our Present?

The Coronavirus Pandemic is reshaping our current world and it is reshaping the future. The pandemic and global lockdown is causing a global economic depression, shattering the energy markets and killing previously might companies and industries. 18 months ago, Nextbigfuture looked at the world from 2018-2028. In 2010, the iPhone 4 was introduced and Apple …

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Fundraising or Looking for New Clients for Your Business or Idea?

Nextbigfuture has partnered with fundraising, business development & international expansion experts to support promising ideas and businesses. With access to 100s of leading venture funds, family offices, High Net Worths (HNWs) & companies, we could open doors to growth capital or new clients to help your business grow internationally. Having helped 30+ companies raise over …

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One third of the World Plays Video Games

Market researcher Newzoo expects more than 2.5 billion people to play games in 2019. This is about one-third of the global population. The global gaming market is a $152 billion business in 2019 and should reach $196 billion in 2022. Globaldata forecasts global gaming could reach $300 billion by 2025. The number of active gamers …

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Instantly Update Virtual Reality from CAD Models and Control VR Like Tony Stark

Mindesk 3 is new modeling software that has a live-link between CAD models and virtual reality and can link to the UNREAL gaming system for simulations with realistic physics. Nextbigfuture interviewed the co-founders Vittorio Bava and Gabriele Sorrento of Mindesk. The Mindesk system combined with Virtual Reality or Augmented reality visualization systems and control devices …

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