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3-D Teleconference

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The movie “Star Wars” wowed audiences with its use of holograms -- 3-D impressions that were projected into thin air so that a person’s animated image seemed to materialize from nowhere. For years such innovation was only the stuff of dreams. Now, scientists at the Institute of Creative Technologies in Los Angeles have conceived an invention that rivals Hollywood: a 3-D teleconferencing system that scans and then reflects images using a high-speed video projector. This amazing device operates at thousands of frames per second to display a 3-D headshot in real time. Phone calls may never be the same.
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3-D Teleconferencing
High-Speed Digital Imaging

 

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  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
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  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting