Turn Your Smartphone Into a 3D Hologram Projector in a Few Simple Steps!

By: | August 25th, 2015

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Holographic displays usually require expensive high-tech equipment. But now you have this technology at your fingertips. You can turn your smartphone into a hologram projector by using a few household items.

What you need to build your own 3D hologram projector:

  • Graph paper, pen, and ruler – You’ll need to be precise while drawing a basic trapezium on the graph paper to form the blueprints for the device.
  • CD case – An old CD case will do, make sure to clean it well before using.
  • A sharp knife and scissors – Using your blueprints drawn on the graph paper, cut the shape and cut the CD to build the sides of your holographic projector.
  • Clear Tape or Adhesive – To attach the four sides of your projector together.
  • And of course, the smartphone – To place the projector screen on your smartphone and play a holograph-specific video from YouTube.

Watch the tutorial video below and follow the steps for creating a hologram display. This video has been viewed over eight million times since being uploaded on August 1, 2015!

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

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