. An augmented reality app in and of itself is not groundbreaking, but 'the holographic performance we are premiering with Laura Rizzotto absolutely is,' according to its makers, the LA-based volumetric capture studio Metastage, quoted in Forbes. The data was passed through the Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture software to output a 3D asset that Metastage claims maintains the integrity and fidelity of the original performance.
On the other hand, the dystopian scenario of Charlie Brooker recent Black Mirror episode, in which Miley Cyrus' singer Ashley O was replaced with a hologram, is but a hop, skip and a step from coming to pass. We have had holographic resuscitations from Tupac to Roy Orbison, completely (hollow) graphic pop-stars like Japanese pop idol Hatsune Miku and fictional….