Japan proposes holographic 3D broadcasts for 2022 World Cup

Engadget writes: "While we're limited to merely 3DTV depictions of the 2010 World Cup, Japan is letting its freak flag fly in a proposal to host the 2022 matches with a concept envisioning matches captured by 200 HD cameras, then projected as fully 3D images onto real fields in other countries. Just in case technology hasn't advanced that far in the next decade plus, there's also the possibility of positioning mics underneath the playing surface to catch every sound, with all of this powered by solar panels plus the kinetic energy created by a stadium full of fans."

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Cyrus3655112d ago

Those Japanese people, always coming up with crazy ideas, this would be cool if possible though.

fatstarr5111d ago

yes indeed it blows my mind.


RED says its Hydrogen One smartphone will ship this summer

Half a year after taking preorders for its very first smartphone, RED says that the Hydrogen One phone is still months away from being released. But it does at least have a timeline: the phone is supposed to enter mass production and then ship sometime this summer.

Jim Jannard, RED’s CEO and founder, gave the update yesterday afternoon in a post on the company’s forums, where he also announced a few new specs for the pricey “holographic-display” smartphone and gave some additional launch details.

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French politician appears in seven places at once

A French presidential candidate makes use of the Victorian Pepper’s Ghost illusion.

KingPin2580d ago

so there is truth to "bullshiz spreads quicker than the truth".


BMW’s HaloActive technology is knock-your-socks-off impressive

Real holograms. Haptics in space. You've never seen automotive technology like this.

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