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8. Create a Hologram with Unity and Visual Studio

Allen G. Taylor

(1)Oregon City, Oregon, USA

Mixed-reality devices such as the Microsoft HoloLens represent an entirely new medium. As a result, there are no pre-existing software tools that are specifically designed to create holographic applications. However, there are tools that have been developed for other media that can be adapted to develop holographic apps.

Holograms are three-dimensional images that can be viewed from any angle, giving the impression of being actually present in space. Three-dimensional designs have been around for a number of years in animated motion pictures, video games, ...

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