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The First Multi-User Hologram Table?

I can scarcely believe it, but this is apparently the first truly shared, multi-user hologram table.

This display sounds similar to the teledar, a three-dimensional television technology described by William Tenn in his 1951 story The Jester.

This display could be used to display a real-time 3D chessboard like the one Star Wars fans are familiar with, from the well-known feature-length film of 1977, or the book published in 1976.

[Han] returned to his checking, passing in front of a small circular table. The top was covered with small squares lit from beneath, while computer monitors were set into each side. Tiny three-dimensional figures were projected above the tabletop from various squares.


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