holograms

The Bank of Japan is really jazzed up about the new 10,000 yen bill

I guess if they were going to get excited about something, it’d be this.

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Samurai, ninja, and anime butlers join dinosaur staff at Tokyo’s “Weird Hotel”【Photos】

Say hello to the future of contact-free check-in.

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Japanese toilets now measure fatigue levels at highway rest stops

We test out the new system to see if it really can gauge tiredness while you have your pants down.

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Japanese toilets become even more high-tech with new floating panels

New system aims to keep you and your rear cleaner than ever before.

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The future is here! Coronavirus prevention leads to holographic touch screens in everyday spaces

Soon we won’t have to worry about getting infected by a dirty touch screen!

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This gorgeous sake cup fills your drink with holographic cherry blossoms as you sip【Video】

Soothing sounds and other seasonal symbols of Japan are also part of the techno-cultural innovation.

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The future is (almost) now with Mitsubishi’s proposed “Aerial Display” hologram tech

Mitsubishi says it’s coming close to perfecting the kind of floating “hologram” images seen in sci-fi films—and it hopes to introduce the “Aerial Display” technology in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Dragon Ball figure’s holographic energy blast looks so real you’ll want to take cover 【Video】

In recent years, it’s become common for anime figures to come with what’re called “effect pieces.” These little add-ons attach to the character’s fists, arms, or other body parts, adding the motion blurs, flames, or ki energy auras that make their fighting moves look so cool on-screen.

Sure, sometimes it can be a little depressing to look at Ryu’s hadoken or Goku’s kamehameha energy blast and realize it’s just a piece a piece of plastic. But hey, what choice do you have, other than effect pieces?

How about an awesome hologram projection to make you Dragon Ball Z figure’s attack look as real as possible?

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