We have seen the future of holograms, and they’ll be projected from smartphones, tablets, watches and other mobile devices, thanks to a California company based in Carlsbad called Ostendo Technologies Inc. They’ve developed a miniature mint box-sized projector that projects visible 3D holograms without requiring special 3D glasses. Continue reading for a video and more information.

According to Dvice, “The Ostendo Quantum Photonic Imager “fuses an image processor with a wafer containing micro light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, alongside software that helps the unit properly render images.” And if you take The Wall Street Journal’s word, it’s not as fuzzy as the ones in Star Wars: A New Hope: ‘Ostendo showed a working prototype: a set of six chips laid together that beamed a 3-D image of green dice spinning in the air. The image and motion appeared consistent, irrespective of the position of the viewer.'”