Helen Roxburgh
May 25, 2017

Holograms make virtual mark on the world stage

The technological equivalent of astral projection is finally here, allowing interaction with audiences and consumers across time and space—and even from beyond the grave.

Hello Genie: Line has invested in Gatebox’s virtual PA

This March, the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking gave his first talk to a Hong Kong audience in over a decade, discussing the human mind, societal trends and education. But rather than having to fly halfway round the world to speak at the Hong Kong Science Park, Professor Hawking was beamed in by hologram, delivering the talk from his office in Cambridge, in the UK.

The process involved uses technology called HumaGrams, which captures...

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