Imagine being able to step into a video call with your CEO, coworkers, or clients that feels so life-like, it's as if they are in the room with you. No longer a futuristic scene from a Hollywood movie, this is now a reality with Google's Project Starline. Project Starline is a video-calling booth that uses 3D imagery and high-resolution cameras to create an unforgettable experience for both parties on the call. The best part? There's no need for a clunky headset, making it much more accessible than other similar technologies. After successful testing, Google expands its program to include enterprise partners such as Salesforce and T-Mobile. This technology is sure to change the way we interact and do business forever.
So how does it work? According to Google, "Project Starline requires custom hardware on both ends of the call: Starline display system in each room creates an interactive light field that can recreate life-sized holograms of people far away. To see and hear someone in 3D, you sit or stand in front of the display and look around naturalistically—as you would in real life." In other words, using breakthrough light field display technology, Google has created an experience that feels like you are in the same room as the person on the other side of the screen.
This technology presents endless possibilities for both personal and professional interactions. For businesses, this could be used for sales presentations, training seminars, or even team-building exercises. The implications for customer service are huge as well. No longer will customers have to wait on hold or be transferred to multiple people; instead, they can have all their questions answered in one fell swoop by speaking with a lifelike hologram of a customer service representative. The potential applications are endless and sure to revolutionize our lives and work.
Google's Project Starline is a groundbreaking new technology that is sure to change the way we interact with each other—both professionally and personally. By blurring the lines between the physical and digital worlds, we will soon be able to have lifelike conversations with anyone in the world without ever having to leave our homes or offices. With such immense potential, it's exciting to think about how this technology will shape our future interactions—and alter them for the better.
Author: Christian Kromme
First Appeared On: Disruptive Inspiration Daily
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