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Old 11-04-2008, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Chicago metro
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Have anyone notice the Holograms they are using on CNN and especially when they use it to talk to one of the reporter in Chicago?
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Old 11-04-2008, 08:58 PM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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Ya, i have. Are they really holograms or just something they put in. I guess what I mean is, can Wolf Blitzer see them?
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Houston
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It looks really tacky. I'm not impressed. But I love that interactive map!
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:13 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Yes, it also humors me how Will-I-am out of all the people got to be on the hologram.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:32 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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It looks really tacky. I'm not impressed. But I love that interactive map!
word!! to the fullest degree!!
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:35 AM
 
Location: The Rock!
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They weren't really holograms. They talked about how they did it briefly. There were multiple cameras on the subject being videotaped from multiple angles. These multiple camera shots were being assembled in software and superimposed onto the main image. Wolf couldn't physically see anything on his side, he was talking to thin air. It's just software tricks like all of their other fancy looking graphics.
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Old 11-05-2008, 09:44 AM
 
Location: NJ
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It looks really tacky. I'm not impressed. But I love that interactive map!
i completely agree - tacky.
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Chariton, Iowa
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What about that big 3D capitol model that projected the House and Senate results? I thought that was WAY cool.

You're right about the stand-in holograms.....looked a little too R2-D2 for me.

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Old 11-05-2008, 10:09 AM
 
Location: yeah
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More revolutionary than a black president...
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:11 AM
 
Location: NJ
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What about that big 3D capitol model that projected the House and Senate results? I thought that was WAY cool.

You're right about the stand-in holograms.....looked a little too R2-D2 for me.
that i agree with!
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