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How 3D holograms work

Season 1 Episode 4

About the Episode

Holograms are photographic recordings of 3D scenes. Unlike a camera, which captures one view through a small viewer focused by a lens, holograms capture an entire light field which allows them to recreate the 3D scene. Shimmery 2D projections, like pre-recorded Pepper’s ghost illusion, are often confused with 3D holograms.

Aired: 01/19/16 | Expires: | Runtime: 4m 04s
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