Facebook introduces a slick version of the old “3D wiggle” method of viewing 3D images without glasses. For now, it only works with selected iPhones having dual cameras.
While 3D TV has vanished, VR 3D is now a growing market. The Insta360 Pro 2 is, obviously, marketed at professional applications, not consumers. 3D VR 180 cameras are more likely to be used by consumers due to their simplicity of use and not having to post process to remove the photographer from the scenes. Source: Insta360 Pro 2 is a VR Camera with Six Cameras for 8K 3D 360 Video
This is a very nice set up – its a Daydream VR viewer but it can also be used to shoot VR 3D. The “nauseous” problem this reviewer experienced is because he had no understanding 3D shooting. “Tempted by the small size of the Mirage, I had often treated it like a point-and-shoot camera, and recorded quick and short clips everywhere, sometimes even while walking around. Wearing a headset, most of...
This is very cool – a VR 3D walk through of an historic mansion. Check it out! Source: Lemp Mansion
Source: This incredible drone was made for 3D VR flight | Salon.com
Great to see a resurgence of 3D, now in the VR space: Google introduced its new VR180 creator to help VR camera owners shoot 3D videos and immersive photos using affordable hardware.The tool allows anyone to create and edit VR and 3D content thanks to the simple user interface and beginner-friendly tools. Source: Google Introduces VR180 Creator for 3D and VR Video Editing
VR is a natural fit for 3D as it already uses two lenses (usually) for presenting images to each eye.
Startup and Technology News Source: How Facebook’s new 3D photos work | TechCrunch From my quick reading of the article, this is a new application for Facebook but I am not seeing that this is anything new. They use a collection of photos to determine a depth map, and then use the depth map to create a wiggle 3D image. The interpolate – excuse me – use a “convolutional neural network”...