3D/VR/AR/360°

Samsung 3D camera, display for cellphones

Engadget reports some very big news, very kool, Samsung demos 3D camera, display for cellphones. The phone digicams are stereoscopic and they have lenticular autostereoscopic screens so there is no need to freeview or to have special glasses or other viewing equipment. While cameraphones in America can still barely manage to capture a picture whose…

Bill Gates sees the future in 3D

DCCCafe Weely reports that Gates sees the future in 3D and gush about his vision of the possibility for virtual reality walk throughs that go way beyond what Google Earth’s current system has. However, while Gates is quoted as gush-gush-gushing big time about the future no longer being flat displays but virtual reality 3D, it…

Samhain Salutations . . .

Happy Halloween from Kaye and the rest of the Phillips family! Kaye carved this Jack-o-Lantern for her Halloween party last weekend. She had more than a lot of assistance from her English tutor but it’s still a pretty special deal. When I grabbed my digital 3D camera rig (Loreo+Digital_Rebel), the lighting was too low to…

HD or 3D?

Scott Hettrick asks the question of the next generation video push . . . Next-gen: HD or 3D? . . . my answer, hopefully both but probably more of the HD than the 3D. Two new DVDs have been released in anaglyphic 3D this month (a Barbie adventure and Sharkboy) but they still exhibit problems…

Hollywood Going Digital and 3D

Slashdot catches on Hollywood Going Digital and 3D. “Last weekend the Directors Guild of America hosted its annual Digital Day event, which gives filmmakers a look at revolutionary new movie-making gear. Judging from a Wired article reporting on the gathering, Hollywood’s future not only seems to be digital – there are also indications that stereoscopic…

Chicken Little . . . 3D release

Yowza! Chicken Little is coming in November and it’s going to be released in digital 3D . . . Chicken Little‘s 3D release and new images: THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS AND DOLBY DIGITAL CINEMA BRING DISNEY DIGITAL 3D TO SELECTED THEATERS NATIONWIDE. In a revolutionary collaboration with Dolby Laboratories, employing Dolby Digital Cinema combined with…

IPOD-Photo Stereoscope

Paul Bourke reveals his IPOD-Photo Stereoscope, what he considers the world’s smallest digital stereo projection system. He discusses both the history of the stereoscope as well as some points on his adaptation of a Holmes stype viwer and his projection system. Not sure I would buy two IPODs just for that purpose (particularly as they…

ASU’s decision theater ushers in new age in public policy . . .
. . . stereoscopic projection as part of policy decision

ASU’s decision theater ushers in new age in public policy . . . incorporating a real 3D stereoscopic theatre that projects the simulated results of public policy decisions, the Decision Theatre is supposed to let policy makers experience the results of various decisions so they can then make the right choice . . . kind…

Star Wars . . . 3D

George Lucas still pushing the news of his 3D plans for Star Wars . . . Lucas Plans Star Wars in 3D: “I’ve seen a 3D process that’s quite amazing. It really makes Star Wars look good — it’s a three dimensionalisation of the film and it’s not like a 3D movie where things are…

Simultaneous 2D and 3D

SeeReal has announced their Simultaneous 2D and 3D: an Optical Quantum Leap for the Flat Display Industry: SeeReal Technologies (www.seereal.com) today announced the next generation of 3D enabling display technologies. SeeReal has developed a new display capable of delivering both 2D and 3D pictures to several viewers simultaneously. SeeReal’s cutting-edge technology transforms a desktop display…