MIT Makes A (Really Bad) Princess Leia Hologram

Using a hacked Kinect and 16 lo-res infrared cameras, the MIT Media Lab created this structured light moving image of a reenactment of Princess Leia’s call for help from Star Wars. Making its premiere at the Practical Holography XXV conference in San Francisco (well, that exists), the final product leaves a little to be desired and I’m not just talking about the grad student’s acting skills. (Source, Via)

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