Star Wars style holoprojectors not that far off.

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  1. Paul_Sjordal

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    http://io2technology.com/index.htm

    All they'd have to do is sandwich together hundreds of these 2D images and it would be just like all those 3D projectors shown in all those sci-fi movies. Woo! [​IMG]
     
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    But Star Trek's style holodecks, very far off still. When you can dance with a lovely person, or be kicked off your feet by an image.

    Cees
     
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    Neat... except their website seems a little shady to me.


    I can't figure out how it works.
     
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    They have a holographic display and the Raelians have cloned a human being.

    BTW, I've got a nice bridge up for sale on eBay, but if you send me a check I'll just deed it to you. Beautiful view of New York.
     
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    Doesn't matter; as long as they've applied, they're protected.
     
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    That's not 100% correct. A patent can only protect you if you are a large corporation with lots of lawyers.

    If you get a patent, some large corporation can easily rip off your idea as if you never applied for the patent in the first place. If you try to file a lawsuit based on your patent, they will inundate you with lawyers who will make sure the lawsuit is so expensive and lasts so long that you will be out of business long before a decision is rendered by the court.

    The exception to this are chemical patents, because chemical formulae are so cut and dry that lawyers don't have any wiggle room. Either a substance is a particular chemical or it isn't.
     
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    They're being extra secretive in case Ben Affleck wants to reverse engineer their stuff.

    Will be cool to see what they're really capable of.
     

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