Friday, March 15, 2013

Modi's 3D speeches enter Guinness Book of World Records

The 3D broadcasts of the speeches of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi during the 2012 Assembly elections have entered the Guinness Book of World Records, he stated on Friday.

"Gujarat election campaign 2012 becomes even more memorable with the 3D interaction creating a Guinness World," Modi said on Twitter.

The Guinness World Record for most simultaneous shows of 'the Pepper's Ghost Illusion' (a technology) is now held by Raj Kasu Reddy and Mani Shankar of NChant 3D, which telecast, live, a 55 minute speech by Modi to 53 locations across Gujarat on December 10, 2012, Modi said on his blog.

NChant 3d used 3D 'holographic projection technology' for this purpose. This technology is popular in Europe, and has been also used by Hollywood celebrities like Madonna and Mariah Carey. Modi went on to win the 2012 election convincingly, marking a hat-trick.

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