Holoxica Limited

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Holoxica Limited is high tech company which specializes in producing 3D digital holographic images for scientific and medical uses.[1] The company produces 3D images that do not require a specialized box or glasses for viewing.[2] Instead, Holoxica utilizes holoprinting technology to create autostereoscopic (no glasses or goggles required) and full-parallax (viewing of the image from viewpoints above and below as well as from side to side) 3D images. Holoxica is currently developing a pioneering 3D display which will allow for the viewing of randomized holographic images in real time.[3] The company is located at Edinburgh University, Scotland, at the Scottish Microelectronics Centre at the university's King’s Buildings campus.

Company history[edit]

Holoxica was formed in 2008 by Javid Khan to commercialize the results of his doctoral research in Holographic 3D Displays.[4] Holoxica is a high-tech startup company which focuses in two core lines of business: designing innovative 3D holograms and developing a pioneering 3D holographic display system.

Holoxica has historically focused its efforts in the medical and science markets. It has created pioneering medical holograms[5] and the world's first scientifically accurate hologram of a protein for use in biomedical research.[6] Holoxica is attempting to leverage the knowledge gained through its medical and scientific pursuits to expand its market focus and incorporate products which would be suitable for non-professional consumers.

Holoxica are currently hoping to harness the power of the crowd by crowdfunding their next round of funding using UK based equity crowdfunding platform ShareIn.

Awards[edit]

Holoxica projects have recently received the following awards:

  • November 2011: Nexxus Scotland Award for Scientific Medical Imaging[7]
  • January 2012: SPIE (International Photonics Society) Award for Holographic Displays[8]
  • June 2012 - September 2013: "Rhind Mummy" hologram selected for exhibition at the MIT Museum of Holography[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Peach, Matthew. "Biophotonics in the spotlight at UK's Photonex 2011". Optics.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Holoxica's dynamic hologram display.". Holography News 25 (6): 2. June 2011. 
  3. ^ "The 3D force may be with Holoxica". business.scotsman.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "About". Holoxica. 
  5. ^ "Holoxica creates 3D hologram of human liver for cancer treatment". Medical Technology Business Europe. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Protein hologram is a world first". business.scotsman.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Medicine: The Liver in 3D and color". Fraunhofer IGD. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Holoxica's dynamic hologram display". Holography News 25 (6): 2. June 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "3-D Holography Peers Under Mummy's Shroud". Photonics.com. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 

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