Re: Holograms -vs- Augmented Reality

Chris Hind (
Sat, 16 Nov 1996 13:13:14 -0800

>I studied holography (part-time) for a couple of years. As I remember, it
>has many applications including information storage, security, image
>recognition, and diagnosing mechanical stresses.

Also its possibly how the brain stores information or reads information (I
faintly remember). But that still limits it's uses for the technological
rather than asthetic value. It's used better for utility rather than artwork.

>That reminds me of another potential application of holography:
>lightweight, high-power lenses that can be rolled up and transported into
>space in poster-mailer tubes.

Upgrade the hubble by sliding in a rolled up lens?