Hologram refers to the three-dimensional projection of an alien seen in the Fallout 3 add-on Mothership Zeta.
Hologram technology was an advanced experimental technology before the
Great War and never achieved the same level of prominence as other technology. This was notably due to the excessive energy requirements, and the cost of research and required materials necessary to create it. They were virtually unknown to the public and remained a rare technology, even outside of the public eye.
It is believed hologram technology originally stemmed from
Stealth Boy research in a scientific drive to match Chinese stealth suit technology. The first prototype of holographic technology was developed sometime before the Great War at the request of Frederick Sinclair for his project, the Sierra Madre Casino. Under the name "hologram project", they were created in the Big Mountain Research and Development Center by the Big MT company at the Z-38 lightwave dynamics research using a giant light generator. The initial research was a success, but Sinclair wanted them to go further: to develop holograms to use as a means of defense.
Big MT refused, imagining the cost to turn the holograms into something beyond walking cameras and greeters. However the company
N.E. was willing, and signed an exclusive contract with Sinclair to make hologram greeters, vendors and security guards. Working from technology already developed in Big MT, they succeeded. Due to the intensive energy requirements, holograms were linked with a nearby hologram emitter, allowing them only a limited area of travel.
The hologram appears as a giant, transparent alien head tinted orange. It is presumably the Captain of the enemy ship. The head yells at the player in an alien language.
This hologram only appears in the
Fallout 3 add-on .
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