X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Poppy Turns the iPhone Into a 3D Camera: View-Master 2.0

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

So far 3D video hasn’t taken off like high definition did, but that hasn’t stopped entrepreneurs from exploring its potential. But while most 3D-capable gadgets tout their cutting edginess, the inventors of Poppy did the opposite. The gadget, which allows you to shoot and view 3D videos and images using an iPhone or iPod Touch, is a throwback through and through.

poppy-iphone-3d-camera

If nothing else, I love how it looks. It’s not shiny, streamlined or made of machined aluminum – it’s a freaking plastic box. Even the way it works is low-tech. The Poppy has no moving or electronic parts. It just uses lenses and mirrors to achieve the 3D effect. The only high tech component of course is your iOS device. The Poppy only works with the iPhone 4, 4S and 5 and the 5th generation iPod Touch.

In the end though, the Poppy is up against the same problem that other 3D gadgets have. It promises a see-it-to-believe-it experience that just can’t be demonstrated or previewed. Still, that hasn’t stopped it from blowing through its Kickstarter goal with almost a month left on its fundraiser. Pledge at least $49 (USD) on Kickstarter to get a Poppy as a reward.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

This Wooden Death Star Is The Ultimate Weapon in the Workshop

This Wooden Death Star Is The Ultimate Weapon in the Workshop

Deal: Save 96% on a Lifetime OSTraining Developer Course Subscription

Deal: Save 96% on a Lifetime OSTraining Developer Course Subscription

3Doodler Create Pen Continues to Refine Its 3D Line

3Doodler Create Pen Continues to Refine Its 3D Line

Star Wars Episode VII Day of the Dead Prints: The Force Unawakens

Star Wars Episode VII Day of the Dead Prints: The Force Unawakens

Star Wars Rancor Cake: Eat It Before It Eats You

Star Wars Rancor Cake: Eat It Before It Eats You

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo