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Here's how RED's holographic smartphone display will work

Here's how RED's holographic smartphone display will work
From TechCrunch - September 8, 2017

Cinematic camera maker RED has a smartphone on the waythe Hydrogen, which boasts a great video camera as well as a holographic display that we know relatively little about, despite MKBHD getting some hands-on time with the phone ahead of its release. Now, we know more because RED CEO Jim Jannard named HP Labs spin-out Leia Inc. as the display tech partner (via Engadget).

Leias technology works using light field technology, which stacks LCDs with backlights pointing in different directions. When you combine the angles of the backlight projecting the images on screen, you can produce 3D effects visible by the naked eye. Leias innovation is making this work while also keeping the traditional 2D display capabilities undisturbed, so that you can switch between both modes depending on what youre viewing.

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