Re: Holograms -vs- Augmented Reality

Michael Lorrey (
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 19:27:56 -0500

Chris Hind wrote:
> >> Of course which is why we need a swift physical transportation method as
> >> well. We still need to transport goods from place to place don't we?
> >
> >Yes. We'll need an automagical matrix bus transport infrastructure.
> Huh? Whats that?

Have you heard? An elevator company has invented an elevator that can
move not only up and down, but side to side as well!! Just like the
turbolifts in Star Trek!

Personal subway cars are the next step.....

> >Six degrees of freedom. A cursor with a Difference: it floats in front of
> >you (ideally steered by eye tracker, or, even better, by myopotential
> >headband/implant microelectrode array generated output), allowing you to
> >intuitively maniplate Au.R. stuff. Will be first used for, and perfected
> >on, the bodily disabled.
> The next device to strap on Stephen Hawking.

Hey, if anyone deserves to get uploaded PRONTO, it's him....