Move over Yoda and make room for my hologram

The technology for having holographic video conferencing will apparently be possible in the not-too-distant future, according to a pair of scientists at Carnegie Mellon University. If we ever use this technology at CNET, I hope that they'll get me one of those cool clamshell chairs like the Jedi Council uses when they do their holo-conferencing.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.