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This startup just got $7 million to invent the holographic screen of the future

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  • Light Field Lab is making a display that can show computer graphics, or “holograms,” in the real world without a headset.
  • The company was founded by ex-Lytro engineers.
  • It just raised a $7 million seed round from Sherpa Capital and Khosla Ventures.

The biggest sensation at Coachella in 2012 wasn’t a performer: it was a life-sized projection of Tupac Shakur that drew a ton of attention and that the media called a “hologram.”

But it wasn’t really a true hologram, says Jon Karafin, CEO and founder of Light Field Lab, who previously worked at the company that produced the Tupac read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com