Once considered science fiction, 3D hologram tech can soon come home

Ever since Princess Leia first digitally appeared before Luke Skywalker in 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV, hologram technology has been at the foreground of science-fiction plotlines and special effects. Though holographic projection technology has arrived in limited form as an entertainment novelty (think Coachella’s Tupac hologram), it has not yet entered the everyday consumer market.

Or so you may believe, until you meet the BLEEN Projection System.

Bleen is a projection device that uses large-scale 3D reconstruction to create a moving holographic image. Projected images are over eight feet in height and do not require any screens, lenses, or glasses for viewing. The entire system is contained in a compact, egg-shaped structure, inconspicuous enough for the office, gallery space, or living room.

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