X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Zscape 3d Holographic Plates Are Nothing Short of Magical

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

I only have a semi-smartphone, so every time I see Google Maps being used on a smartphone I feel like I’m looking at the future. You literally have a map of the world in your pocket, and you can even discover new landmarks with zero effort.  But Zebra Imaging shows that we can do much better. Using relatively old holographic technology, the company is able to “print” 3D layers on a single plate. The 3D effect manifests when the plate is viewed under a halogen or LED light, no glasses needed. I think it needs to be plugged in though.

zscape holographic print

Zebra Imaging calls these prints ZScapes. Above is an example, which is one of the more obvious applications for the technology – a map. Zebra Imaging claims that there are more than 360,000 3D images in that panel. Of course it’s even more jaw-dropping in person, but we’ll have to settle with semi-awesome video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9QR3qaK_Cs

Naturally ZScapes can be used for more than just maps –  you can make a hologram of pretty much anything. Here’s another demo. Currently Zebra Imaging charges $1,500 (USD) for a 12 x 18 in. print, and $3,500 for a 2 x 3 ft. one, which is the largest size available. Pretty cheap for something so practical. Check out Zebra Imaging’s website for more info.

[via Engadget]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Making a Real Lightsaber

Making a Real Lightsaber

Watered Tree vs. Dry Tree

Watered Tree vs. Dry Tree

Dinner with a Murderer

Dinner with a Murderer

Advertisement
Alpha Romeo 4C Getting Big Updates for 2019

Alpha Romeo 4C Getting Big Updates for 2019

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross First Drive: Not Brian O’Connor’s Ride

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross First Drive: Not Brian O’Connor’s Ride

Lamborghini Urus SUV Packs an Insane 650 hp, Goes On or Off Road

Lamborghini Urus SUV Packs an Insane 650 hp, Goes On or Off Road