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How to create a hologram projector on your phone

Image from video 3D hologram smart phone
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If you thought holograms were only a substitute for big music stars, think again.

A YouTube tutorial shows how easy it is to create your own 3D smartphone projector with inexpensive materials, The Daily Dot reports.

In a literal sense, the do-it-yourself projector isn't really a hologram, yet the publication says the results are the next best thing.

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"The idea is to create a pyramid of transparent, reflective material with the point facing down onto your smartphone screen," The Dot explained in a post. "Using specially designed videos such as this one, the four sides of the pyramid reflect four identical animated images in a way that resembles a floating hologram."

Check out the video below: