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Tag: 3d

Tcl Shows 3d Display That Requires No Glasses

Tcl Shows 3d Display That Requires No Glasses
While everybody and their brother is showing off 3D display technologies here at CES, this is the first display I’ve seen up close and personal that doesn’t require glasses. Made by China’s TCL, this unique display uses a special set of lenticular LCD layers which let you see truly 3D images without any special eyewear.

Cubic Switchplate Cover Turns on the Style

Cubic Switchplate Cover Turns on the Style
Electrical outlets are just one of those things that we don’t really notice or think about, partly because we see them everywhere and we use them all the time, and partly because, well, there’s really nothing to look at.

3d Video Game Pixel Art by Sevens Heaven is 8-Bit Heaven

3d Video Game Pixel Art by Sevens Heaven is 8-Bit Heaven
I’m just going to get this out of the way up front. I LOVE these 3D pixel illustrations of classic video games by artist Metin Seven of Sevens Heaven, and I want an entire wall covered with them.

LG Reveals World’S First Production HD 3d LCD HDTV Monitor, Mercifully Refrains From Mentioning Price

LG Reveals World’S First Production HD 3d LCD HDTV Monitor, Mercifully Refrains From Mentioning Price
LG recently announced the “commercial launch” (what does that really mean?) of a 23-in LCD monitor that can display 3D images in full HD resolution. Dammit. I don’t even own a plain 2D HDTV and it’s already becoming obsolete.

Fujifilm Finepix Real 3d W1 Digicam: View 3d Pics and Vids Without the Stupid 3d Glasses

Fujifilm Finepix Real 3d W1 Digicam: View 3d Pics and Vids Without the Stupid 3d Glasses
I’m not so excited about 3D imaging – still can’t print them, for one – but I approve of this 3D digital camera from Fujifilm, because its built-in LCD screen lets you view 3D images and videos without having to wear those headache-inducing 3D glasses.

Eon Icube Offers Incredibly Immersive 3d Vr Experience

Eon Icube Offers Incredibly Immersive 3d Vr Experience
This VR technology provides for a completely immersive 3-dimensional experience by surrounding users in a cube of digital imagery, combined with stereoscopic glasses and motion-tracking hardware to provide for a dizzying ride through virtual environments. EON Reality’s ICube system uses an array of high-definition video projectors to bounce real-time CGI images into a cubic room covered with white screen surfaces.

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real
This collaboration between UK mixed-media artist Chrissie MacDonald and photographer Dominic Lee envisions what Tetris might look like on some newfangled 3-dimensional computing platform that uses physical blocks to let you play the classic Russian puzzler.

Skycoaster 3d: iPhone Pocket Roller Coaster Makes You Dizzy Anywhere, Anytime

Skycoaster 3d: iPhone Pocket Roller Coaster Makes You Dizzy Anywhere, Anytime
Looking for a cheap thrill (ride)? Why not avoid paying the $50 admission and standing in endless lines at your local theme park and instead ride a tiny roller coaster that you can keep in your pocket?

LG Arena Km900 Multimedia Phone Specs, Details and Product Video Released

LG Arena Km900 Multimedia Phone Specs, Details and Product Video Released
The new LG ARENA touchscreen mobile phone is definitely one to watch for when it’s released later this Spring. The ARENA (also known as the LG-KM900) was launched today at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Sony Style Ad: Chocolate Covered Electronics

Sony Style Ad: Chocolate Covered Electronics
With all the insanity of the recent holidays, I somehow missed this tasty advertisement that Sony Style was running for the recent shopping season. Created by the CGI mavens over at Tronic Studio, the ad envisions larger-than-life versions of Sony gear, poured from chocolate.

Mini Augmented Reality Ads Hit Newstands

Mini Augmented Reality Ads Hit Newstands
This amazing new advertisement for MINI uses augmented reality (AR) technology to create a truly interactive media piece out of a 2-dimensional magazine ad. Using AR tracking technology, as you hold the ad up to your computer’s webcam, you’ll see a 3-D model of a MINI Cabrio convertible that moves as you turn the sheet of paper around.

Cosmically Cool Lamp Built With 3d Laser Printing

Cosmically Cool Lamp Built With 3d Laser Printing
Look at this beautiful Quin lamp from California artist Bathsheba Grossman. Notice anything special about it, D & D fans? It’s Bathsheba’s exploration on the dodecahedron. It’s so much more than a twelve-sided die though. The intricate perforations and curvy undulations are not only are a shining example of the seamless blending of technology and art, but also serve to create quite a spectacular display of light.

3d3 Flexscan Scans 3d Images on the Cheap

3d3 Flexscan Scans 3d Images on the Cheap
Looking for an inexpensive way to turn real world objects into usable 3D digital models? This relatively low-cost solution takes an unusual approach to digitizing models into your computer. 3D3 Solutions’ FlexScan3D lets you use an ordinary LCD projector and digital camera to help produce wireframes that can be imported into 3D computer graphics programs for use in art, animation, or rapid prototyping.

Artoolkit V4.4: Augmented Reality Comes to the iPhone

Artoolkit V4.4: Augmented Reality Comes to the iPhone
For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of augmented reality (AR), the technology is designed to superimpose 3D computer graphics with real world imagery in real time. While there are readily available open source tools to allow desktop computer users to create their own AR videos, I’m happy to report that there’s a self-contained version coming to the iPhone.

Alter Ego 3d Facial Animations Are Really, Really, Real

Alter Ego 3d Facial Animations Are Really, Really, Real
This amazing combination of technology and graphical artistry makes for some of the most realistic and precise 3D animated facial expressions I’ve ever seen come out of a computer. Pendulum Studios’, AlterEgo division combines facial expression software, precision motion capture, and good old-fashioned artistry to reproduce the most minute facial movements you’ve ever seen on a digital actor.

Wii Fit Balance Board Controls World of Warcraft

Wii Fit Balance Board Controls World of Warcraft
I haven’t come across too many hacks involving the Wii Fit Balance Board yet, but they are starting to emerge. In this recent demo, the board has been configured to control 3D movement in a game of World of Warcraft 3.