Category: 3D Tech

Sony announces 4K 3D monitors for medical applications 

4K TVs aren’t just for home cinema – that level of detail can also help guide surgeons and doctors. Sony has unveiled a new line of medical monitors that are the first to combine 3D and 4K images, and new recorders and management systems that allow the storage and sharing of images and video. Source: Sony stitches 4K and 3D...

Virtual Reality Contact Lenses 

Virtual Reality Contact Lenses 

Contact lenses that enhance normal vision with megapixel 3D panoramic images are being designed by scientists using military funding. …. Innovega’s contact lenses could effectively generate displays with a screen size “equivalent to a 240-inch television, viewed at a distance of 10 feet.” Moreover, by projecting slightly different pictures to each eye, the display can generate the illusion of 3D....

iPhone app and 3D glasses for converting 2D video into 3D effect

iPhone app and 3D glasses for converting 2D video into 3D effect

Creator says they have a new secret sauce for 2D to 3D conversion, and when used on your iPhone with their glasses, will add a 3D effect to your existing 2D videos. But of course, the obligatory 3D quote: Remember 3D TV? It flopped. Turns out nobody wants to wear silly glasses while watching prime-time sitcoms. Who woulda thunk? Source:...

Using 2 cameras to create fake narrow depth of field images

Using 2 cameras to create fake narrow depth of field images

Small sensor cameras – such as smart phones and point and shoot cameras – are unable to create significant blurring of the background or foreground. Narrow depth of field is mostly limited to large sensor cameras – or to long telephoto shots. But, two camera sensors may be used to measure depth in the scene. One camera is used for...