So did you hear that Sony is working on games with holographics for PlayStation 3? What about making full soccer field-sized 3D holographics a reality? If Japan's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup is anything to go by, in twelve years, holographics could be the norm.
Japan's plan calls for "paving 400 stadiums around the world with 3D flat screens to show life size matches thousands of miles away." It'll be almost as if you were sitting in a stadium with thousands of fans watching the real players doing their thing, only the players aren't real — basically what you're watching is a gigantic simulation. I wonder how team victory celebrations would work.
"I can tell you that this is not science fiction, in 2022 this will be science fact," said Howard Stringer, chairman of Sony. We'll hold you to that radical statement Stringer. Ain't no thing, we only have to wait another decade to see if it's even remotely feasible to bring "3D Full Court Vision" from the drawing board to reality.
To take a look at the interesting 3D holographic mock-up in Japan's FIFA bid video, skip to 4:15 to dive right in.