LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan is making a comeback as a hologram at his official library in California.
The Three-D picture of Reagan started welcoming visitors at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday. Guests have been in a position to watch three totally different scenes that use audio taken from actual remarks made throughout his presidency, which lasted from 1981 to 1989.
One scene confirmed Reagan waving to crowds from a rail automotive he utilized in a 1984 marketing campaign cease. The others depicted him contained in the Oval Office and at his California ranch. Reagan died in 2004.
“If you’ve never been in a room with President Reagan, this will feel like you’re standing right there with him,” mentioned John Heubusch, government director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. “It’s just startling how realistic this is.”
The Reagan hologram was created with know-how from Hologram USA, which additionally was behind the picture of Tupac Shakur that carried out at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2012 and one in all Michael Jackson at the Billboard Awards in 2014.
Another firm, BASE Hologram, introduced on Thursday it is going to carry singer Amy Winehouse again to the stage as a hologram in a present anticipated to debut subsequent 12 months [nL2N1WO14L].
Reporting by Lisa Richwine and Krystian Orlinski; Editing by Alistair Bell