Scientists Just Made The World’s Thinnest Hologram

An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday electronics like smart phones, computers and TVs. Read More >>

French Presidential Candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon’s ‘Hologram’ Is Not Actually a Hologram

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is pulling out all the stops in the final days of the campaign season, beaming a holographic image of his far-left message to six cities across the country. There’s only one problem with Melenchon’s incredible technological feat: It’s not actually a hologram. Read More >>

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It’s 2026 and Anyone in This Room Could Be a Hologram

Holoportation is now a thing, so start slapping everyone in arm’s distance to make sure they’re real. Read More >>

This is What Microsoft’s Hololens Looks Like in Person

We’ve seen it demoed on stage. We've seen the GIFs. We used a janky (but amazing) prototype—but until now we’ve never actually seen Microsoft’s real holographic headset in person. Now, here it is: a weird, futuristic visor with four visible cameras, two speakers and what looks like six buttons. Read More >>

Watch a Dead Michael Jackson Perform as a Hologram

Last night's Billboard Music Awards brought Michael Jackson back from the dead in the form of a hologram—and you can watch the footage right here. Spoiler: there is moonwalking. Read More >>

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Make a DIY 3D “Hologram” Like the One That Brought Tupac Back to Life

Holograms are super cool, but they can't actually do 3D. Pepper's Ghost, on the other hand, is a relatively simple 19th century optical trick that looks like a 3D hologram and brought a very dead Tupac Shakur back to the stage. And Joey Shanks is here to show us how to rig up a system to bring Pepper's (or Tupac's) ghost to your home. Read More >>

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Watch a Lingerie-Wearing Hologram Model Strut Half-Naked

Tupac hologram, you were amazing. Beautiful girl in lingerie hologram, you might be even better. A lingerie store in France called Empreinte is using a hologram woman in lingerie after the store closes to attract people. I think it's working. Read More >>

Sega Had the World’s First “Hologram” Video Game Way Back In 1991

With all this talk of “holograms” and 3D movies, plus several companies like Nintendo and LG trying to shove portable 3D gaming down our throats, it’s easy to forget that it was all tried once before. Way back in 1991, Sega unveiled the world’s first “holographic” game called Time Traveller, and it was doomed from the start. Read More >>

This Is How the Tupac Hologram That Wasn’t Really a Hologram Worked

We already knew that the Tupac Hologram wasn't really a hologram but actually just a modern regurgitation of the old mid-19th century trick known as "Pepper's Ghost". If you were confused on how that illusion worked, be confused no more! Here it is. Read More >>

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Tupac Hologram Creator Reveals How He Resurrected the Rapper

The video of a dead Tupac Shakur rapping on stage at Coachella is really quite amazing. Now, the creator of the hologram has explained to MTV how he brought the rapper back to life. Read More >>

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Watch a Dead Tupac Perform As a Hologram at Coachella

If you were curious as to how a dead Tupac and Nate Dogg were going to "perform" at Coachella, well, here it is. Not looking a day over 25, the digitally created Tupac Shakur hologram acknowledged the Coachella crowd and rapped two of his songs. Read More >>

Apple Continues Working On Kinect-Like Tracking With Projected Controls and Glasses-Free 3D

File this under cool shit we probably won't see for a long time. Apple just recently filed filed an expanded patent application for a system that would detect hand/head motion around a computer and let you manipulate projected image controls. Read More >>

Many Bothans Died to Bring You This Working 3D Hologram

They're calling it a 3D laser display, but I see all my holographic dreams being projected without a screen in mid-air. Now if we could only stuff it into an R2 unit. Read More >>