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Tag: 3d

iPhone 4 & iPad 2 Head Tracking via Front Camera: It’s 3DTime!

iPhone 4 & iPad 2 Head Tracking via Front Camera: It’s 3DTime!
I’m sure most of you have seen Johnny Chung Lee’s Wii head tracking demo. But while Lee had to use a Wiimote and IR diodes (and a PC) for his hack, Jeremie Francone and Laurence Nigay of the Grenoble Informatics Laboratory were able to pull off the same trick on the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2 using only the front-facing cameras on the devices.

Hasbro MY3D Gives iPhone and iPod touch 3D Games

Hasbro MY3D Gives iPhone and iPod touch 3D Games
It seems like everyone wants 3D today, unless it’s in their living room with a TV or something. Consumers are staying away from 3D in the home in droves, but 3D films are constantly hitting theaters and are still popular.

Single Lens Captures Images in 3D

Single Lens Captures Images in 3D
Up until now, the only ways I knew that you could shoot images in 3D was either with a dual lens camera, with two cameras, or some sort of motion-control rig. But thanks to a new lens technology being developed, we could some day capture full 3-dimensional images with a single, complex lens assembly.

Dolby Shows Off Ugliest 3D Glasses in History

Dolby Shows Off Ugliest 3D Glasses in History
If there is a particularly hot place in hell set aside for ugly, these new Dolby 3D glasses will be right there beside the Yugo. Dolby has announced that it has some new reusable 3D glasses for theaters to give moviegoers rather than the disposable glasses that they use now in most places.

There’s the Beast! What? Behind the Purple 3D Rabbit?

There’s the Beast! What? Behind the Purple 3D Rabbit?
If Monty Python and the Holy Grail ever gets a remake, this is the tech that will be used for the evil bunny. This might sound like some sort of silly joke, but a trio of researchers from Japan has developed a way to project a 3D bunny onto a fog display using three projectors.

CEA Tries to Standardize 3D Active Glasses

CEA Tries to Standardize 3D Active Glasses
We all are among friends here, so I am going to tell you the truth about 3D TV. I think 3D TV makers are douchebags. Yep, the only reason we have active glasses in the first place is that they wanted to be able to use the glasses as a cost center and charge us an arm and a left testicle for them.

Nintendo’s First 3D Video Game System: No, It’s Not the Virtual Boy

Nintendo’s First 3D Video Game System: No, It’s Not the Virtual Boy
Nintendo’s 3DS has attracted a lot of attention mostly because of its glasses-free 3D screen, which will no doubt be a joy to use for some people but will be disappointing or worse, harmful to others.

Let’s Go Island 3D: Arcade Game Gets Glasses-Free 3D Screen

Let’s Go Island 3D: Arcade Game Gets Glasses-Free 3D Screen
Glasses-free 3D is the “next-big thing” in display technology. Of course, nobody has really created the perfect glasses-free display yet, but the quality had improved by leaps and bounds in even the last year. Now, SEGA has announced they’ll be releasing an arcade game with a 52-inch 3D glasses-free display.

Transformers Cine-Mask 3D: Kids in Disguise

Transformers Cine-Mask 3D: Kids in Disguise
There has been a big push in recent months from makers of sunglasses and premium eyewear to get people to buy their own set of 3D glasses for theaters and use in homes with passive 3D gear.

200-Inch Glasses-Free 3D Display: Do I Have a Big Enough Wall?

200-Inch Glasses-Free 3D Display: Do I Have a Big Enough Wall?
Bigger screens are the way to go. I just can’t wait to have a screen that’s the size of my whole living room wall. Although this seems like science-fiction, it might not be because NICT has unveiled a 200-inch glasses-free 3D screen that might actually make me want to watch 3D stuff.

Turn 3D Glasses Into 2D Glasses: How Sad is It That We Have to Do This?

Turn 3D Glasses Into 2D Glasses: How Sad is It That We Have to Do This?
I don’t know about you guys but I’m no fan of 3D movies. At best they’re distracting, and at worst they give me headaches. Fortunately, the folks at Tested have figured out a pretty simple way of watching 3D movies in glorious 2D, although you might not want to follow the first step of their how-to, which is “steal two pairs of 3D glasses from a theater”.

NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti Video Card Launches

NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti Video Card Launches
Today is one of the days that PC gamers really look forward to – the launch of a new video card. NVIDIA has lifted the veil of secrecy, and tossed the new GTX 560 Ti video card into the light.

Rare VFX 3D Virtual Reality Helmet Turns Up on eBay

Rare VFX 3D Virtual Reality Helmet Turns Up on eBay
I was browsing through the deep recesses of eBay today, when I stumbled onto this strange listing for a “Virtual Reality” system.

Nintendo 3DS Price, Release Date Confirmed

Nintendo 3DS Price, Release Date Confirmed
Well if you’re hoping to be one of the first to grab a Nintendo 3DS in North America, we finally have a release date. The 3DS will hit stores on March 27, 2011.

3D Printing in Titanium: What’s Next, Unobtanium?

3D Printing in Titanium: What’s Next, Unobtanium?
Ever wanted to print something using one of those 3D material printers, but didn’t like how it just spat out some sort of weird plastic composite? Well thanks to new advances in the technology, you can now print 3D objects out of sturdy titanium.

New iPod Touch to Get Glasses-Free 3D Display? [Rumors]

New iPod Touch to Get Glasses-Free 3D Display? [Rumors]
There are tons of rumors floating around about the iPhone 5 and iPad 2, but not much about the next-generation iPod Touch. Here’s one of the more outlandish rumors I’ve come across.