MIT's Kinect-Powered Real-Time Hologram System Could Bring Holographic Video Chat Home

By Michael Silbergleid

PopSci.com writes that when they last looked in on holographic telepresence tech, a University of Arizona team was impressively streaming near-real-time three-dimensional moving images, offering a glimpse of what telepresence could be once researchers iron out the wrinkles. Now, an MIT team is showing off a simplified scheme for streaming holographic video, using a single Xbox Kinect peripheral and standard graphics chips to create the fastest holographic video yet.

You can read more (and see a video) at http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-01/mits-kinect-powered-live-video-hologram-system-brings-holographic-telepresence-closer

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