In Avant Nation, a dystopian tale set in the near future, 3D projections are a part of everyday life. At the press of a button the characters can turn a flat image on a screen into a three-dimensional vision that fills a room. Such technology is closer (and easier to to do) than you think. Check out this video on how to create your very own 3D images . . . today!
It's always fascinating when a science fiction invention jumps off the page into reality. Makes me wonder what's next—smell-o'vision?