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Samsung first to mass produce 3D LCD/LED HDTV panels

At the Consumer Electronics Show, 3-D televisions were all over the place. While we like 3-D TV, we also have a healthy skepticism over its adoption. Do you really want to buy glasses for everyone in your house? What about when friends come over? How much content will there be? At CES, Samsung announced its […]
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Actuality acquired by Optics for Hire

Actuality Systems made the Perspecta Display. This machine allowed 3-D visualizations to be shown without the use of goggles. It accomplished this by first taking a 3-D model and breaking it down into 2-D still images, each from a slightly different angle. These 2-D images were then projected on a display spinning at 720 revolutions […]

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invaZion ’10 3D Stereo Short Film Challenge

The invaZion 2010 challenge is revving up, and focusing on 3D Stereo Short films this time.  They’ve named their star-studded judge panel, including guys from Pixar, Dreamworks, and Disney, and their prizes are worth 20,o00 € . Entries must be in by March 30th, and much be in either 720p or 1080p format.  If you […]
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Porn industry tiptoes into 3D video

One industry fans of 3D Video in the home should watch, in a purely business-like way of course, would be the Adult Film Industry.  Working with significantly smaller budgets than Hollywood or video game studios, and suffering a complete lack of large-theaters for showing, they rely entirely on 3D in the home.  One director in […]

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England vs Wales Rugby Match to be in 3D

UK Rugby fans will be in for a treat next month as the England vs Wales games, on February 27th, will be shown in 40 cinemas across the country in 3D thanks to team sponsor O2. Paul Vaughan, Operations Director for the Rugby Football Union, said: “I hope rugby fans will pack cinemas across the […]
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All Mobile Video Building 3D Production Truck for NAB

Here’s something to check out at NAB next year: All Mobile Video is building a special 3D-capable HD production truck using equipment from vendors like Sony and Fujinon that they plan to have on the floor at NAB in April. “3D is the new technology requirement for live production,” added Alec Shapiro, SVP of sales […]

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3D without Glasses: Holograms from HoloAD

Taiwan’s Innovision was at CES demonstrating their HoloAD technology which is 3D the way it’s meant to be done, projected via a hologram for 180-degrees of viewing. As is the case with all 3D tech, HoloADs work by fooling the brain into thinking it’s seeing something that doesn’t really exist. HoloAD displays work by using […]
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TVGuide’s Hologram Glam Cam at the Golden Globes

Buzz is growing (thanks to Mashable) about TVGuide debuting a new toy called the “Hologram Glam Cam” during the upcoming Golden Globe Awards, to show the celebrities in 3D.  However, I think people are overestimating it a bit.  From the Press Release: As celebrities are being interviewed live on the Red Carpet, TV Guide Network […]

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NVIDIA 3D Surround Multi-display Gaming

[H]ard|OCP has an editorial today with some information about Nvidia’s 3D Surround multi-display gaming setup at CES. Nvidia has its 3D Surround technology running on a pair of 285 GTX graphics cards in the lobby. This is being displayed on three projectors at 720P and is using VGA connectors. In the booth, they have a […]
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NYTimes on Do Consumers Really Want 3-D TVs?

If you’ve ready any coverage of CES, then you know that everyone there is pitching 3D in the home in some fashion.  3D Displays, 3d Glasses, 3D BluRay, seems everyone has something.  The New York Times takes a position similar to mine (It’s neat stuff, but not gonna be big anytime in 2010), and summarizes […]