Looking Glass Factory is best known for their holographic devices, and their latest is not only cloud-based, but essentially turns any 2D image into a 3D hologram. Called the Looking Glass Portrait, the service utilizes custom machine learning technology to create a detailed depth map from a two-dimensional photo, then analyzes the data gathered to generate the various perspectives required to create a 3D holographic image that can be viewed in the device, like a standard portrait. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on, and additional information.
What sets Looking Glass Portrait apart from any similar devices is that there are no special devices, like a DSLR or smartphone, necessary required to capture images into an app or what not. Backers won’t have to wait long for the service to go live, as it will be available to all device owners this spring in the HoloPlay Studio software package. The conversion only takes seconds and without requiring any programming knowledgeMore information here.
- G sync compatible
- 34 inches ultra wide 21: 9 Full HD (2560 x 1080) IPS display
- 144 Hertz refresh rate
- 1ms motion blur reduction
- HDR10 compatible
You don’t need to know how to program to use this holographic display. Looking Glass Portrait is designed for the millions of people that work or play in 3D in any way: Artists, Designers, Developers, Filmmakers, Photographers, and those of you who are just starting to explore three-dimensional capture and creation. Even phones can now capture holograms,” said the company.