Overlapping Future Worlds Set in 2050-2100

The fictional Jetsons are in a world set in the 2060’s. The main character was born in our time of 2022. Any fiction set in the 2060’s with characters who are in their forties are starting to overlap our current time. Any fictional character in a world set in 2100, would be born this year …

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Deep Fakes Will Revive Actors for Whole Movies

The Disney Plus Book of Boba Fett episode 6 was a great episode for entertainment but it was also significant for a technological milestone. They used Deep Fake video and audio technology to allow seventy-year-old Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) to perform for about thirty minutes as a convincing 30-year-old Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker). Luke Skywalker …

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Interview with Pactera Edge CAIO Ahmer Inam on a Responsible Metaverse

Ahmer Inam experience is the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO) and Chief Product Strategist at Pactera Edge. Pactara Edge has worked with many large companies to provide AI services and consulting. Ahmer Inam said in a Nextbigfuture interview that Meta will be a very financially successful pivot for what was Facebook but also could be …

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Virtual ABBA in the Physical World

With their first new album in 40 years heading to stores on November 5, ABBA give us a detailed look behind the scenes of their groundbreaking new live show ABBA Voyage, due to launch in May 2022. ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, …

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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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