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”...
Compact 4K 3D VR 180 Stereoscopic camera that also shoots VR 360° announced on Kickstarter #VR #VR180 #VR360 #VR3D #3D #3DTV
Plans to ship in August for $399. Source: Kandao QooCam – Pocket Sized 4K 3D Stereo and 360° Camera | cinema5D
Timed with the release of the Mirage Solo headset, Lenovo is also releasing the first camera based on Google’s 180 tech. The Lenovo Mirage Camera, which seems to be geared heavily toward YouT… Source: The first 3D camera built on Google VR180 tech arrives | TechCrunch YouTube dropped its original Flash 3D support and switched to HTML 5, which lacked most of the original 3D capabilities. 3D is seen migrating to...
This is cool …Red’s Hydrogen One phone is a new, high end smart phone with a 3D display – and its being used as the viewfinder for their 8K 3D video camera … Source: Red Lucid 8K 3D camera uses Hydrogen One phone as viewfinder – CNET
Since it uses an LED screen instead of a projection screen, it is able to display bright 3D imagery, unlike the dimmer view of projection systems.
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...