Category: 3D

Facebook fuses VR, News Feed with 3D posts 

Facebook users can now interact with and use 3D content across the Facebook News Feed and its virtual reality (VR) platform called Facebook Spaces Source: Facebook fuses VR, News Feed with 3D posts – Business Insider Facebook’s concept of 3D is objects and characters modeled as 3D graphics. You can drag the objects around to give a sense of looking at them in 3D – but these are not stereoscopic 3D...

How to stream 3D movies from your PC to your Gear VR 

Source: How to stream 3D movies from your PC to your Gear VR | Android Central Samsung’s Gear VR is designed to work with Samsung smart phones. However, with the right viewing apps, it can sometimes be used to view VR and 3D videos with non-Samsung smart phones. At the time I bought a Gear VR headset, it was apparently the only type of “Google Cardboard” Viewer headsets that included a...

Samsung announces giant cinema-sized 3D LED 4K screen

​Less than a year ago, Samsung unveiled a cinema-sized LED screen capable of 4K resolution, and followed this in July with its first commercial installation at a theater in Seoul, South Korea. Now the company has revealed a 3D version at the Integrated Systems Europe 2018 expo in Amsterdam.​ Source: Samsung’s massive Cinema LED screen goes 3D

Walmart (U.S.) has a good collection of 3D Blu-ray discs for sale

You’ll need to page through the multi-page list to find the 3D Blu-Ray options but there are many. This is nice to see as 3D titles became harder to find for sale as the 3D TV market collapsed. Source: 3d movies on blu-ray – Walmart.com Also, 3D movie “pay for view” is available from 3dcrave.com whose 3D channel is available on Roku and the Amazon Fire.  

Reporters still refer to 3D Goggles with a new twist: “goggle-free 3D”

Many biased reporters called 3D glasses “3D goggles” to insult the technology as best they could. They then simultaneously rave over VR helmets, which makes no sense. My 3D glasses are nearly identical to my reading glasses, but no one says I’m wearing “reading goggles”! And we don’t wear “dark goggles” when we drive on a bright and sunny day! Needless to say, another reporter has now invented the rude term...

VR 3D, VR 180 stereoscopic cameras shown at #CES2018

Kodak Pixpro 180 – a VR 360 camera that unfolds, points both lenses in the same direction and turns into a VR 180 stereoscopic 3D camera! Vuze+  VR 360 3D camera Stereoscopic VR 180 3D cameras, built on Google’s standard, introduced High End – 8 camera VR 360 3D system I assume there is also something new from LucidCam as well. I will do a post at some point on re-formatting...

“This video is 2D and 3D Simultaneously: the Pulfrich Effect”

Tom Scott has created a brilliant demonstration video of the Pulfrich Effect. You’ll need a pair of ordinary dark glasses – use just one side to cover just the right eye. Then watch his video. You’ll see the video in full color 3D, event though it is a 2D video. 3D video enthusiasts may already know a bit about how this works. When a camera is panning across a scene, each...