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How we experience space (virtually)

// October 8th, 2009 // No Comments » // Representing Earth

Focusing on the way we try to enhance the experience of how we experience space in virtual ways, here are a few examples with varying approaches.

The Helio Display is another example of trying to replicate the experience of holography. The image itself is 2D, but because it is projected into compressed air and has no backdrop as a frame of reference, the image looks 3D if projecting the right content. It also functions as an interface as well as a projection system. You can see it in action here:

The next example is an effort to enhance the quality of video to make it seem more like a true representation of the content it displays. You can see how they approach the idea here:

Using Photographs to Enhance Videos of a Static Scene from pro on Vimeo.

The last example is in reference to the way we experience space in recorded video. This isn’t the first attempt at this process, but seems to be one of the most recent. The interesting thing I find with this example however, is the thought of replicating this process as a live stream. Here is the setup they use:
Here it is in action: