While Barack Obama created history by becoming the first African-American to be elected U.S. president. CNN created history by debuting hologram reporter.
From The Age:
CNN viewers saw double on Tuesday when the cable news giant used a hologram to “beam up” a reporter from Chicago to New York for election analysis.
Correspondent Jessica Yellin explained:
Yellin explained to viewers that her body was actually still in Chicago, with 35 cameras filming her inside a special tent. “They shoot my body at different angles and I’m told that’s what transmits my entire body image back to New York,