VIDEO: CBS Reports on "Japan's augmented reality pop stars"

Vocaloids Akikoroid and Megpoid featured in dancing demo

While the news about virtual pop stars, such as Hatsune Miku, is hardly ground-breaking to the likes of you and me, it seems that the rest of the world is finally catching on to the Augmented Reality revolution going on right now in Japan. CBS News Online has just filed a report on a new AR dance demo featuring Vocaloids Akikoroid and Megpoid at last week's Digital Contents Expo in Japan. 

 

 

 

Exciting stuff! But can anyone think of a better application for the technology than "3D backup dancers at a Beyoncé concert?"

 

Bonus: the entire 22+ min demo below:

 

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