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The structure of a human heart viewed on a Voxbox Pro
The structure of a human heart viewed on a Voxbox Pro

Our Campaign

Holographic Optical Technologies is bringing professional-grade holography to the consumer market through Kickstarter. Our holograms are true, three-dimensional sculptures of light that float in space in front of our Voxbox viewers.

This Kickstarter campaign is our way of bringing our Voxgram hologram viewers and custom hologram production service to you.

Our Voxbox Pro hologram system has been proven in the medical field. Doctors and patients are not the only ones who can benefit from this technology. We believe that businesses of all kinds can use this technology to wow clients and offer an enhanced level of service. Realtors could show their clients holograms of distant properties, and designers can bring detailed representations of their ideas to life as sculptures of light.

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Three-dimensional Voxgram hologram

This technology was originally invented in order to visualize vast expanses of interstellar space, but it has since become the basis of a state-of-the-art medical device. Earlier versions of our Voxbox Pro and our Voxgrams have been deployed by physicians and medical educators for years to assist in understanding complex anatomical structures within the human body, and as an aid in surgical planning.

Holography has wider applications, however, and we have decided to use Kickstarter to make holography accessible to consumers and professionals alike. Our Voxbox, Voxbox Pro, and Voxgrams are now available exclusively through this Kickstarter campaign.

Voxgram of a human pelvis
Voxgram of a human pelvis
Voxgram featuring full-color holograms
Voxgram featuring full-color holograms

Your contribution goes further than these products, however. With a successful campaign, we hope to bring our hologram production technology to hospitals and professional practices around the world.

Our System

Our holography viewing system may sound complex, but it consists of only two components: our Voxgrams, the films on which we print our holograms, and our Voxboxes that we use to display the Voxgrams. Simply place the Voxgram into the Voxbox, and a hologram will appear floating in front of the screen.

Inserting a Voxgram into a Voxbox Pro
Inserting a Voxgram into a Voxbox Pro
Our New Voxbox
Our New Voxbox

The Voxbox is the smaller, consumer version of our revolutionary hologram viewer. It has an eight-inch viewable area, and is compact enough for desktop use. It was painstakingly developed to meet a low price point without sacrificing the exacting precision of our professional units.

The Voxbox Pro
The Voxbox Pro

The Voxbox Pro is our flagship, medical-grade hologram viewer. Its 22-inch viewable area is ideal for medical data, but it can also be used to visualize complex architectural and engineering renderings. Our holograms are also engaging enough for beautiful, full-color artistic and commercial projects.

Voxgram
Voxgram

Voxgrams are the films on which our holograms are printed. We use lasers to print 3D data into the Voxgrams, along with our proprietary software and manufacturing process. Refer to the list below to see just some of the file types we can accept:

Our Growing List of Compatible 3D Data File Types
Our Growing List of Compatible 3D Data File Types

Upon successful completion of our campaign, backers who have purchased custom holograms will receive unique codes which will be redeemable on our website. We will create a page where you will be able to enter your code and upload your 3D data file.

Developer Kits - Makers Wanted!

Voxbox Developer Kit (3D printed parts not included)
Voxbox Developer Kit (3D printed parts not included)

Are you a tech-savvy Maker? Do you have access to a 3D printer? We are particularly excited to be able to offer our Developer Kits to our backers that would like to integrate our Voxbox technology into their own projects. The Developer Kit and Developer Kit Plus include all of the electronic components necessary to build one Voxbox, and the 3D printer-compatible files needed to produce the viewer's housing. This option is ideal for Maker spaces and tech enthusiasts who want to get up-close and personal with a state-of-the-art hologram viewer.

Voxbox housing diagram
Voxbox housing diagram

Rewards

Be a part of the future of holography. We need your support!

By backing this project, you will not only be getting our next-generation holograms for yourself, but you will be helping us get holography into the mainstream. Your support will enable us to explore new avenues for holography, including new commercial, scientific, and entertainment applications.

For more videos on exactly how our technology works, visit our website:

www.HolographicOpticalTech.com

Our Team

Daniel Burman
Daniel Burman

Prior to cofounding Holographic Optical Technologies, Mr. Burman was President of Holorad, a pioneering holography corporation. He is involved in all aspects of the company's business and technology development, and is a co-inventor on several of its issued and pending patents. Voxgram images have become commercially available under his leadership, and the company has demonstrated groundbreaking developments in display holography for advertising and entertainment, including the production of the world's largest multi-frame hologram. Mr. Burman has over twenty-five years of executive management and start up business experience in technology markets.

Stephen Hart
Stephen Hart

Mr. Hart is the visionary behind most of our basic technology, intellectual property, and production process, and is the primary inventor on most of its patents. He has built and operated five generations of holographic printers, the most recent of which is used for the production of all of Voxgram images. Prior to his work in holography, Mr. Hart was an experimental astronomer at London's Imperial College of Science and Technology. He originated the system and software architectures of the Company's hologram printer and its hologram displays.

Robert Foraker
Robert Foraker

 Mr. Foraker provides decades of experience in international business and capital management, and throughout his career has taken an active role in the tech industry. Mr. Foraker has a history of getting involved with cutting-edge tech companies and providing the strategies that allow them to succeed in the marketplace.

Jared Sullivan
Jared Sullivan

 Before his work with Holographic Optical Technologies, Mr. Sullivan was involved in bringing other laser-based technologies to the marketplace. He is a life-long technology geek and inventor with a formal background in finance and business strategy. Mr. Sullivan also serves on the board of several tech-based start-up companies, and brings years of experience in capital management and business development.

Risks and challenges

While this technology has long been proven in the research community and the medical field, challenges may arise when printing large numbers of custom holograms.

We currently have the technology to print full-color holograms, however our current process may need to be refined to produce backer-created holograms requiring high color fidelity. These challenges will be overcome by the expertise of our inventors, chief holographers, the and the rest of the Holographic Optical Technologies team.

This is the fifth-generation of our holographic printer, and we are more than ready to tackle any technical challenge.

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    HoloFans Pack:

    Thank you for supporting scientific progress! This reward includes a pack of our logo stickers and exclusive access to updates about our latest products and holographic innovations.

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    HoloPros Pack

    Want to show your support at work? The HoloPros pack is a great way to do just that. We've produced a Holographic Optical Technologies coffee mug for our extra-caffeinated supporters. This support level also includes one HoloFans pack.

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    VoxRox Pack

    Enthusiastic backers like you are what make Kickstarter and Holographic Optical Technologies possible. This support level includes one high quality Holographic Optical Technologies t-shirt in a size of your choice, along with a complete HoloPros Pack.

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    Stock Voxgrams

    Our library of Voxgrams includes high resolution anatomical and scientific subjects, perfect for educators, students, and researchers. And, of course, some are just for fun.

    PLEASE NOTE: Voxgrams need a Voxbox to function! Small Voxgrams are compatible with the 8" Voxbox viewer included in the Voxbox Starter Pack or with either of the Developer Kits.

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    Custom Voxgrams - Small Size

    We'll make a custom Voxgram hologram from nearly any set of 3D data. Our holograms have the precision for exacting professional applications, but are engaging enough for commercial and artistic projects.

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    Stock Voxgram, Large Size

    Our large Voxgrams have already been proven in the medical field, and are ideal for academic and professional settings. We have plenty of fun ones, too.

    PLEASE NOTE: Voxgrams need a Voxbox to function! Large Voxgrams are compatible with the 22" Voxbox Pro included in the Voxbox Pro Professional Practice Package, the SUPER Package, and the Philanthropist's Package.

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    Developer Kit

    For the tinkerers - our Developer Kits are a way of saying thanks to our backers from the 3D printing and 3D modeling communities. This kit includes all of the electronic components needed to build one Voxbox, along with one small stock Voxgram and the files needed to 3D print the casing for the viewer.

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    Voxbox Starter Package

    The Voxbox Starter Package is the perfect entry point into the world of holography. This package includes one Voxbox viewer, plus one of our stunning Voxgram holograms. Be one of the first to bring true 3D holograms into your home or office.

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    Custom Voxgram, Large Size

    We can take nearly any 3D data set and turn it into a hologram. Large Voxgrams are ideal for professional applications, such as architectural and engineering models, or for your commercial or artistic project. The choice is yours!

    PLEASE NOTE: Voxgrams need a Voxbox to function! Large Voxgrams are compatible with the 22" Voxbox Pro included in the Voxbox Pro Professional Practice Package, the SUPER Package, and the Philanthropist's Package.

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    Developer Kit Plus

    This level includes one Developer Kit, but instead of a stock Voxgram, backers will receive credit for one custom Voxgram. We'll also throw in one VoxRox Pack so everyone knows you're a true innovator.

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    Stock Voxgram 5-Pack, Small Size

    Snag a pack of 5 of our stock Voxgrams for the price of four!

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    Voxbox Pro Professional Practice Package

    The Professional Practice Package includes our medically proven Voxbox Pro platform and credit for one large custom Voxgram. This kit is not just for physicians, however. Voxgrams can be used to visualize scientific data, sophisticated 3D models and artwork, or renderings for architecture and engineering. As a bonus, we'll recognize your business on our website as a participating partner, and you'll receive a complete Voxrox pack to show that your business is on the cutting edge.

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    SUPER Package

    This package is for the true hologram enthusiast. The SUPER Kit includes one Voxbox, one Voxbox Pro, three small custom Voxgrams, three large custom Voxgrams, and public recognition on our website. You'll also receive a complete Voxrox pack so everyone knows you're a supporter.

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    Philanthropist's Package

    Our Philanthropist's Package is perfect for school and community fundraising opportunities, or for backers that want to make the biggest impact right away. This package is our highest support level, and includes TWO Voxbox Pro viewers, and credit for up to ten large custom Voxgrams for the children's hospital of your choice. In addition, backers at this level will be publicly recognized in a special section on our website.

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