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I have a friend doing a musical production that wants to put together "a live time holographic face in a bubble" .... I have no idea if this is remotely possible but I thought I'd give it a shot. He is in Austin Texas and travels to Houston. He is willing to pay for the service of course.

Please let me know if anyone is able to do this or give advise on this

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you could do laser projection on a scrim. that would cause your image to appear to float in the air.

as for a face in a bubble, you can use lasercam to do real time video to laser conversion (from a video camera or microsoft kinect) and then feed that output to your laser projector. that way your face will be live time and can react/speak/whatever.

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Swamidog, can you do this? Do you want his email so you can talk to him? This is way over my head lol
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yes. i can do this. i have plenty of experience doing video to laser.

here's a laser show that i used lasercam with:



oh, and i did the video to laser conversion for the Beyonce University of Michigan Marching Band Halftime Show (the dancer animation at 3:54 in the video).

Beyonce University of Michigan Marching Band Halftime Show - YouTube

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that was a pepper's ghost illusion. video projector on a reflective scrim. it's a very nice effect, but i wish they would stop calling it a hologram.



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This has been done at a Coachella show with Tupac, the 2012 London Olympics, and with Beyonces during the halftime show of the Super Bowl.

Considering these events you can guess the budget to produce this type of projection. But the good news is in a hand full of years it should make it to the masses. They say by 2020 it will be in full commercial use.
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yes. i can do this. i have plenty of experience doing video to laser.

here's a laser show that i used lasercam with:



oh, and i did the video to laser conversion for the Beyonce University of Michigan Marching Band Halftime Show (the dancer animation at 3:54 in the video).

Beyonce University of Michigan Marching Band Halftime Show - YouTube
This may be what he's looking for. Shoot me an email at bubbaintexas@gmail.com and I can get you two together on this.

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