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Princess Leia and the well dressed London ghost

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Remember when Princess Leia appeared before Luke Skywalker as a hologram in the 1977 blockbuster Star Wars?
Well finally you’ll be able to speak to people the same way via a hologram phone call. First to market with the technology is Leia Display Systems, a Polish company named after the Star Wars heroine.

To make the hologram phone call, a person will sit in front of an adapted camera featuring two lenses and a microphone. The two images the lenses create are blended to form a 3D version and streamed via the internet to the person who is being called. A hologram machine will receive the image and beam it using a laser projector on to a ‘screen’ of water vapor, which gives the image its third dimension.

Speaking of holograms, A photographer says he snapped a photo of a real ghost during the New Year's Eve celebrations in London.
Professional snapper Jules Annan has contacted real life ghost busters and they are struggling to explain his haunting image.
The photo shows a transparent figure dressed in modern clothing looking out over the Thames near Westminster Bridge in London.
Jules offered: "Nothing like this has ever happened to me before. I can't explain it. There was no one there when I took the photographs and it is not a double exposure or a long exposure. I have shown it to five or six other people and they cannot explain it either. He further opined. People always think ghosts have to be a Victorian woman holding a baby - but if there are spirits out there then they should include people right up to the present day.

"You can get spirits from hundreds of years ago but also some from fairly recently."

That’s a well dressed ghost and finally one not in Victorian garb. Get them on the hologram phone!



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