Category: 3D Tech

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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!...

“Avatar 2” might be presented in glasses-free 3D theaters

I’ve been reading about glasses free 3D projection systems for some time – they are certainly coming and this would be quite exciting for Avatar 2 to launch glasses free 3D theaters – but it is not yet for certain that this will happen. Avatar 2 Could be Projected in Glasses Free 3D

CNET thinks #VR is already dead, apparently #VR3D #VR360 #CES2017

The media bad mouthed 3D – falsely referring to eyeglasses as “goggles” – contributing to the stunted market for consumer 3D TV. This CNET story reads like those old stories – just change “3D” to”VR”: Virtual reality promises to be a mega-trend that upends how we use computers and just plain get along. So why’s it such a snooze at...

Marvel Digital shows no-glasses 3D Display tech at CES 2017

Source: Glasses-free 3D display – marveldigital Marval Digital demonstrated glasses-free 3D displays for up to 65″ 4K 3D displays, and also for 3D phones and 3D tablets. The 4K 3D TV displays feature up to 140 degree viewing angles. Marvel Digital also sells (price unknown) VisuMotion, a software tool for professional conversion of 2D video to 3D. StreamTV Networks also...

Snapchat Spectacles support 3rd party prescription lenses

Snapchat’s Spectacles are dark glasses with integrated camera, for recording life’s activities. Interesting idea. Like most dark glasses, they are for those who do not need corrective lenses. On the plus side, the lenses in Spectacles may be swapped out and replaced with corrective lenses prescribed by an optomerist. You then end up with prescription dark glasses integrated in to...

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....