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Laser-based Device Creates 3D Images in Midair: Plasma is Dead, Long Live Plasma!

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Written by Lambert Varias | November 5, 2014

Terry McGinnis hated the Bat-Signal, but he might consider Aerial Burton’s True 3D Display. The Japanese company’s proof-of-concept device creates three dimensional images by reflecting a laser beam into the air. When air molecules are hit by the beam, they become ionized for a brief moment and release photons into the air, which manifest as bright dots of light.


DigInfo obtained demo footage and had a chat with Aerial Burton about their device:

Imagine if instead of lighting up fireworks we could just do this. Ionize your browser to display Aerial Burton’s website for more info.

[via DigInfo via Geek]