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The TRANSFORM Table, A First Step To A Real Holodeck?


Discovery News is billing the TRANSFORM table as a possible first step into Holodeck technology. For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about, let’s clarify what a Holodeck is and where it comes from. The Holodeck is an immersive virtual reality simulation program used on Star Trek. The Holodeck was used for training purposes but it could be used for recreational purposes as well. Unlike the VR we know today, the Holodeck was not only imagery, it had a physical sense to it as well, meaning you could interact with your surroundings physically. For example, if you were in a boat you could actually touch the water the boat was floating on. The Holodeck is one of Star Trek fans favorite pieces of technology, well certainly one of mine anyway.

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