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That lady is not going to take your ticket.

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Becky.
Categories: All posts, Books, Technology.

OK, how many of you have read the Kingdom Keepers series by Ridley Pearson, in which five teens are turned into DHIs — Daylight Hologram Images — to be hosts at Disney Land? In the books, things get a little weird when the teens fall asleep and “wake up” inside Disney…as their DHI selves. It’s an excellent sci-fi adventure if you haven’t read it, but here’s the reason I’m posting about it: it seems to be starting to come true.

Manchester International Airport has recently added holograms of two real employees, John and Julie. They remind customers not to take liquids on the plane. Alas, they cannot respond or take your ticket, even though some customers have tried to get their attention before realizing they’re talking to a hologram!

Now the question is…will John and Julie wake up as their hologram selves and have special powers in the airport at night?! I’m sure Ridley Pearson would hope so. :)


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