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holographic display

Posted: Sat, 6th Nov 2010, 1:48am

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im trying to make a holographic display, i have found a way but it isn't pretty at all.

as an example im trying to do what is show in this trailer for beyond black mesa, as show at 53 seconds!
Posted: Sun, 7th Nov 2010, 7:00am

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Darth Stazz the Powerful

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I believe the easiest way to achieve this effect would be to create the hologram within its own project, or perhaps in Photoshop or After Effects. Then, you would export it as a video file (or image) and import it into the project you wish to have the hologram on, setting it to either a Screen or Add composite mode.
Posted: Thu, 25th Nov 2010, 4:19pm

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Well, if you tell me how to make this effect I might be able to take a look at it and see if I can help.
Posted: Fri, 3rd Dec 2010, 4:44pm

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I agree with D. Stazz. The tedious part is going to be tracking where the hologram will be (desk, arm, etc).