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Holoportation brings Star Wars-style holograms to life

The next evolution of Skype may be hologram meetings. Microsoft shows us what's possible with Hololens before its annual Build developers event. Also, Sony may be planning to release a more powerful PlayStation console for virtual reality.

Forget that galaxy far, far away. Microsoft's Holoportation looks better than anything a droid could project. (If you don't mind the headgear.)

Watch Update below for a look at what it takes to transport yourself to another room as a hologram. Microsoft may show more of this technology at its Build developer's conference on Wednesday. Meanwhile, we explore the new frontiers of virtual reality with the Oculus Rift review, and ponder the report of a new PlayStation console designed for VR:

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Holoportation brings Star Wars-style holograms to life