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Wet Lens Makes Faster Holograms

Holography has long tantalised scientists and engineers with its promise of creating immersive, lifelike 3D representations of real scenes.

Technical Features - March 28, 2024 midnight

Holograms in Healthcare

In this most recent roundup of the use of holography in various healthcare settings (see also HN April 2021, July 2022, and September 2022), we report on two current innovations in the field of patient care.

Technical Features - March 28, 2024 midnight

IQ Structures Fuses Sound and Vision

Vinyl records have experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years, fuelled by a renewed appreciation of analogue sound quality and tangible music experiences. Amidst this resurgence, IQ Structures has unveiled an innovation in vinyl record production: IQ Vinyl.

Technical Features - March 28, 2024 midnight

POSTECH Develops Next-Generation Holographic Display

A team of researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea, led by Prof Junsuk Rho and PhD candidate Joohoon Kim, have announced a major breakthrough in the development of angle-dependent holographic displays that could redefine human interaction with digital information. The technology allows holograms to display multiple images based on the observer’s viewing angle.

Displays - March 28, 2024 midnight

IQ Structures Gets Some Help From AI

IQ Structures, a research and manufacturing organisation focused on controlled nanostructures, has started using artificial intelligence (AI) to support its creative staff during the design of its DOVIDs (diffractive optically variable image device).

Technical Features - February 20, 2024 midnight

Packaging Solutions from India Point to More Sustainable Holography

Uflex is India’s largest multinational working in flexible packaging materials. It is a global polymer science company with a turnover of $1.7 billion, and is one of India’s leading providers of holographic solutions used in brand protection, brand enhancement and anti-counterfeiting across a range of industries.

Free - February 20, 2024 midnight

Holography Gives New Depth to Fingerprint Analysis

In a ground-breaking departure from conventional fingerprint analysis, recent research introduces a shift in thinking through the collaboration between Penn State and Prof Partha Banerjee of the University of Dayton.

Technical Features - February 20, 2024 midnight

The Holographic Lecture Theatre

In a previous article covering the use of holography in teaching and education (see The Holographic Classroom, HN June 2023), we followed the technology’s early applications in representing 3D objects to its integration into mixed reality. In this article, we delve deeper into one particular application, AI holographic avatars in the lecture theatre.

Technical Features - February 20, 2024 midnight