U.S. spies summon Star Wars for 3D hologram displays

It's one of the most memorable scenes in science fiction: a 3D, holographic Princess Leia, begging for Obi-Wan's help. America's spy services have just plunked down $58 million to make it real. And if you think the gadget-makers behind this "Synthetic Holographic Observation" effort weren't inspired by Star Wars,… » 8/27/12 9:45am 8/27/12 9:45am